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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɔːlsəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɔlsoʊ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ôlsō)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
al•so /ˈɔlsoʊ/USA pronunciation   adv. 
  1. in addition;
    additionally;
    too;
    besides: He was thin, and he was also tall.
  2. likewise;
    in the same manner:They have a dog and we have one also.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
al•so  (ôlsō),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. in addition;
    too;
    besides;
    as well:He was thin, and he was also tall.
  2. likewise;
    in the same manner:Since you're having another cup of coffee, I'll have one also.

conj. 
  1. and:He was mean, also ugly.
  • 1125–75; Middle English; Old English (e)alswā all (wholly or quite) so1; the meaning all so "wholly'' thus implies replication, and therefore "additionally, besides''
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged moreover.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
also /ˈɔːlsəʊ/ adv
  1. (sentence modifier) in addition; as well; too
sentence connector
  1. besides; moreover
Etymology: Old English alswā; related to Old High German alsō, Old Frisian alsa; see all, so1
'also' also found in these entries:
Collocations: (may) also be [used, interested, available, seen, found, heard], [may, can, will, should] also be [used], (it is) also used [to, for, by], more...

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