in addition; too; besides; as well: He was thin, and he was also tall.
likewise; in the same manner: Since you're having another cup of coffee, I'll have one also.
and: He was mean, also ugly.
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again, likewise, too, further, still, more, besides, additionally, along, and, furthermore, including, moreover, plus, withal
Origin of also
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(sentence modifier) in addition; as well; too
Word Origin for also
Old English alswā; related to Old High German alsō, Old Frisian alsa; see all, so 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Old English eallswa "just as, even as, as if, so as, likewise," compound of all + so. The demonstrative sense of "similarly" weakened to "in addition to" in 12c., replacing eke. The compound has parallel forms in German also, Dutch alzoo.
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