- two times, as in succession: Write twice a week.
- on two occasions; in two instances: I phoned him twice.
- in twofold quantity or degree; in double the amount or degree: twice as much.
Origin of twice
Examples from the Web for twice
Contemporary Examples of twice
And with regular clients that see him at least twice a month, relationships inevitably form.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex
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During his trek, Brinsley twice passed within a block of a police stationhouse and he almost certainly saw cops along the way.Exclusive: Inside a Cop-Killer’s Final Hours
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I tried this twice and both drivers gave me an incredulous look before driving off.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind
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Twice he has been cleared of wrongdoing—first by a military tribunal and then the Afghan courts.Special Forces’ $77M ‘Hustler’ Hits Back
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With twice as many British soldiers, Washington was in for a fiercely competitive battle of wit and strength.The British Royals Reinvade Brooklyn: William and Kate Come Watch Basketball on Historic Battle Site
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Historical Examples of twice
He now owned a great deal of water-front, twice as much as before.Ancient Man
Hendrik Willem van Loon
In Vienna, L. 11,000 a-year is equal to twice the sum in England.
Remember, Dirk had never but twice seen his sister in a bonnet.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
Twice she opened her lips, and twice no sound came from them.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
Miss Wardwell swelled with importance and let her superior ask her twice.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
- two times; on two occasions or in two caseshe coughed twice
- double in degree or quantitytwice as long
Word Origin for twice
late Old English twiga, twigea "two times" (cognate with Old Frisian twia, Old Saxon tuuio) + adverbial genitive ending -es.
see cheap at twice the price; lightning never strikes twice; once bitten, twice shy; think twice.