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Meaning of TWO

Pronunciation:  too

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
  2. [adj]  being one more than one; "he received two messages"
 

TWO is a 3 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: 2, 2, cardinal, deuce, II, ii
 
 See Also: brace, couple, couplet, craps, digit, distich, doubleton, duad, duet, duo, dyad, figure, pair, snake eyes, span, twain, twosome, yoke

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Two\ (t[=oo]), a. [OE. two, twa, properly fem. & neut.,
    twei, twein, tweien, properly masc. (whence E. twain), AS.
    tw[=a], fem. & neut., tw[=e]gen, masc., t[=u], neut.; akin to
    OFries. tw[=e]ne, masc., tw[=a], fem. & neut., OS. tw[=e]ne,
    masc., tw[=a], fem., tw[=e], neut., D. twee, OHG. zw[=e]ne,
    zw[=o], zwei, G. zwei, Icel. tveir, tv[ae]r, tvau, Sw.
    tv[*a], Dan. to, Goth. twai, tw[=o]s, twa; Lith. du, Russ.
    dva, Ir. & Gael. da, W. dau, dwy, L. duo, Gr. dy`o, Skr. dva.
    [root]300. Cf. {Balance}, {Barouche}, {Between}, {Bi-},
    {Combine}, {Deuce} two in cards, {Double}, {Doubt}, {Dozen},
    {Dual}, {Duet}, {Dyad}, {Twain}, {Twelve}, {Twenty}, {Twice},
    {Twilight}, {Twig}, {Twine}, n., {Twist}.]
    One and one; twice one. ``Two great lights.'' --Gen. i. 16.
    ``Two black clouds.'' --Milton.
    
    Note: Two is often joined with other words, forming compounds
          signifying divided into, consisting of, or having, two
          parts, divisions, organs, or the like; as two-bladed,
          two-celled, two-eared, two-flowered, twohand,
          two-headed, two-horse, two-leafed or two-leaved,
          two-legged, two-lobed, two-masted, two-named, two-part,
          two-petaled, two-pronged, two-seeded, two-sided,
          two-story, two-stringed, two-foothed, two-valved,
          two-winged, and the like.
    
    {One or two}, a phrase often used indefinitely for a small
       number.
    
    
  2. \Two\, n.
    1. The sum of one and one; the number next greater than one,
       and next less than three; two units or objects.
    
    2. A symbol representing two units, as 2, II., or ii.
    
    {In two}, asunder; into parts; in halves; in twain; as, cut
       in two.
    
    
 

 

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