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Definition of "two" []

  • The cardinal number equal to the sum of 1 + 1. (noun)
  • The second in a set or sequence. (noun)
  • Something having two parts, units, or members, especially a playing card, the face of a die, or a domino with two pips. (noun)
  • A two-dollar bill. (noun)
  • In two Into two separate parts; in half: cut the sandwich in two. (idiom)
  • The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one. It is a prime number (noun)

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.

  • A numeral, 2, II, (ii), etc, representing this number (noun)
  • The numeral 2 used as the lower figure in a time signature, indicating that the beat is measured in minims (noun)
  • Something representing, represented by, or consisting of two units, such as a playing card with two symbols on it (noun)
  • Two hours after noon or midnight (noun)
  • Amounting to two (determiner)
  • (as pronoun) (determiner)

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Use "two" in a sentence
  • "AT the last rehearsal of "Joanna," Mr. Wild, the prompter, asked the author for an order to admit two friends to the boxes; and whether Mr. Cumberland was thinking of the probable proceeds of his play, or whether his anxiety otherwise bewildered him, cannot be ascertained; but he wrote, instead of the usual "two to the boxes" -- "admit _two pounds two_.""
  • "A friend of mine who had two (I think it was actually *two*) abortions in Air Force hospitals (despite the "pro-choice" insistence that making abortion illegal prevents safe abortions for those who need them) because of tubal pregnancies did NOT feel guilty over having them."
  • "We have two performances a year and right now we are smack dab in the middle of our BIG show..two nights long... we had our first performance last night and are gearing up for tonight..."