Likewise

  • 1 likewise — like also, is used as an adverb and not a conjunction in standard English: Go and do likewise / They likewise prefer reading. In uses where it might be a conjunction, it normally needs the support of a genuine conjunction such as and: A heated… …

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  • 2 Likewise — Like wise (l[imac]k w[imac]z ), adv. & conj. [See {Wise}, n.] In like manner; also; moreover; too. See {Also}. [1913 Webster] Go, and do thou likewise. Luke x. 37. [1913 Webster] For he seeth that wise men die; likewise the fool and the brutish… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 likewise — index also Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 likewise — mid 15c., from the phrase in like wise in the same manner (mid 15c.), from LIKE (Cf. like) (adj.) + WISE (Cf. wise) (n.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 likewise — *also, too, besides, moreover, furthermore …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 likewise — [adv] also, similarly additionally, along, as well, besides, correspondingly, further, furthermore, in addition, in like manner, in the same way, more, moreover, so, too, withal; concept 563 Ant. contrariwise, opposing, opposite, reverse …

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  • 7 likewise — ► ADVERB 1) also; moreover. 2) similarly. ORIGIN from the phrase in like wise …

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  • 8 likewise — [līk′wīz΄] adv. [short for in like wise] 1. in the same manner 2. also; too; moreover …

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  • 9 likewise — 01. My boss works overtime a lot, and he expects everyone else to do [likewise]. 02. Make sure you wash the kitchen floors, and [likewise] the floors in the bathroom. 03. I told him I was pleased to meet him, and he answered me saying, [Likewise] …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 10 likewise — like|wise [ laık,waız ] adverb * 1. ) FORMAL in the same way or in a similar way: Henry always thought his upbringing was too strict. Likewise, his daughter now complains about her lack of freedom. The character of the lake has changed and the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 likewise — adverb 1 formal in the same way; similarly: I was up at dawn, and my host likewise. | do likewise: Nanny put on a shawl and told the girls to do likewise. (sentence adverb): There has been an upsurge of interest in chamber music. Likewise opera… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 likewise — [[t]la͟ɪkwaɪz[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV with v, ADV with cl/group You use likewise when you are comparing two methods, states, or situations and saying that they are similar. All attempts by the Socialists to woo him back were spurned. Similar overtures… …

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  • 13 likewise — like|wise [ˈlaık waız] adv 1.) formal in the same way = ↑similarly ▪ Nanny put on a shawl and told the girls to do likewise . [sentence adverb] ▪ The clams were delicious. Likewise, the eggplant was excellent. 2.) likewise spoken used to return… …

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  • 14 likewise — This is a standard adverb meaning moreover, in addition : Mrs. James is likewise our best hostess. Likewise also means similarly, same here, in the same way. It must be this latter meaning that causes a person to acknowledge an introduction to… …

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  • 15 likewise */ — UK [ˈlaɪkwaɪz] / US [ˈlaɪkˌwaɪz] adverb 1) formal in the same way, or in a similar way The character of the lake has changed and the character of the surrounding area likewise. 2) spoken used for expressing the same thing that someone has just… …

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  • 16 likewise — adverb Date: 15th century 1. in like manner ; similarly < go and do likewise > 2. in addition 3. similarly so with me < answered “likewise” to “Pleased to meet you” > …

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  • 17 likewise — /luyk wuyz /, adv. 1. moreover; in addition; also; too: She is likewise a fine lawyer. 2. in like manner; in the same way; similarly: I m tempted to do likewise. [1400 50; late ME; earlier in like wise in a like way. See LIKE1, WISE2] * * * …

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  • 18 likewise — adverb a) In a similar manner. Public transportation is virtually inaccessible in this country; likewise, its hospitals are also not very user friendly. b) also; moreover; too. Margaret enjoys playing tennis on Saturdays, Jeremy likewise …

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  • 19 likewise — adv. to do likewise * * * [ laɪkwaɪz] to do likewise …

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  • 20 likewise — adverb 1) an ambush was out of the question, likewise poison Syn: also, in addition, too, as well, to boot; besides, moreover, furthermore 2) encourage your family and friends to do likewise Syn: the same, similarly …

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