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Definition of "also" []

  • In addition; besides. (adverb)
  • Likewise; too: If you will stay, I will also. (adverb)
  • And in addition: It's a pretty cat, also friendly. (conjunction)

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 "also" in a sentence
  • "I would also point out that thinks like unrestricted private enterprise *also* made this country great, but last I checked you were still a Democrat."
  • "A judge who says “this is unconstitutional, but you know, the people voted for it” should also be condemned–as the state and U.S. Constitutions are *also* a reflection of the will of the people."
  • "Whence was this also, that when she had told me this vision, and I would fain bend it to mean, “That she rather should not despair of being one day what I was; ” she presently, without any hesitation, replies: “No; for it was not told me that, ‘where he, there thou also; ’ but ‘where thou, there he also’”?"