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Meaning of TWICE

Pronunciation:  twIs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  two times; "I called her twice"
  2. [adv]  to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright"
 

TWICE is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: double, doubly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Twice\, adv. [OE. twies (where the s is the adverbial
ending; see {-wards}), twie, AS. twiges, twiwa; akin to twi-
(in comp.) two, G. zwie-, OHG. zwi-, Icel. tv[=i]-, L. bi-,
Gr. ?, Skr. dvi-, and E. two. See {Two}.]
1. Two times; once and again.

         He twice essayed to cast his son in gold. --Dryden.

2. Doubly; in twofold quantity or degree; as, twice the sum;
   he is twice as fortunate as his neighbor.

Note: Twice is used in the formation of compounds, mostly
      self-explaining; as, twice-horn, twice-conquered,
      twice-planted, twice-told, and the like.

 

 

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