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adverb

in addition; also; furthermore; moreover: young, clever, and rich too.
to an excessive extent or degree; beyond what is desirable, fitting, or right: too sick to travel.
more, as specified, than should be: too near the fire.
(used as an affirmative to contradict a negative statement): I am too!
extremely; very: She wasn't too pleased with his behavior.

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Idioms for too

    only too. only (def. 10).

Origin of too

before 900; Middle English to,Old English, stressed variant of to (adv.); spelling too since the 16th century

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH too

to, too , two
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British Dictionary definitions for too

too
/ (tuː) /

adverb

as well; in addition; alsocan I come too?
in or to an excessive degree; more than a fitting or desirable amountI have too many things to do
extremelyyou're too kind
US and Canadian informal indeed: used to reinforce a commandyou will too do it!
too right! British, Australian and NZ certainly; indeed

Word Origin for too

Old English tō; related to Old Frisian, Old Saxon to, Old High German zou; see to 1

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