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Definition of "likewise" []

  • In the same way; similarly: "Some have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil” ( Samuel Johnson). (adverb)
  • As well; also. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "likewise" in a sentence
  • "“Will quarters appropriate to the title likewise be issued me?”"
  • "The old Baron, -- for of this title likewise he could boast, since he had poured a great sum into the"
  • "Universals arise merely from our making use of one and the same idea in thinking of all individual objects between which there subsists a certain likeness; and when we comprehend all the objects represented by this idea under one name, this term likewise becomes universal."