Definition of also in English:

also

adverb

  • In addition; too.

    ‘a brilliant linguist, he was also interested in botany’
    eke
    ‘dyslexia, also known as word-blindness’
    [sentence adverb] ‘also, a car is very expensive to run’
    • ‘He was also not put off by the very grown up thought of having to set up his own business.’
    • ‘It is also good for me to hear their side of things, to hear what they had to go through.’
    • ‘We also got a batch of smiley badges made up, and gave them to everyone at the door on the way in.’
    • ‘It may come as a bit of a surprise to know that I also have a keen interest in language.’
    • ‘She also had the gift of being able to reinvent herself every time she took up her pen.’
    • ‘There will also be a new sign at the front of the building, which will be lit up at nights.’
    • ‘The second group was also exposed to the noise but not given the option to turn it off.’
    • ‘It looks as if the second will also be yellow, while the third has yet to show any buds.’
    • ‘It was also so cold to drive in the winter that I had to wear gloves even when the roof was up.’
    • ‘It has to be said that he was also the king of the double portion in the dinner hall.’
    • ‘It now seems the man himself could also be coming to recognise that the game may be up.’
    • ‘There was also about a foot of snow outside, and the air was white as it went on falling.’
    • ‘It also means the staff do not have to put up with going home smelling like an ashtray.’
    • ‘Neighbours told us that an excursion to the town by boat also makes for a good day out.’
    • ‘She also asks them how they want to feel so she can decide which type of massage to offer.’
    • ‘We also managed to get a big chunk of Christmas shopping out of the way at the weekend.’
    • ‘He also had a drumstick stuck into the laces of his shoe so he could hit the cymbal on the floor.’
    • ‘It could have been a bigger win, but on the other hand could also have been a lot worse.’
    • ‘It makes an ideal gift and is also a great present for a child as it grows so quickly.’
    • ‘We are also seeing a major increase in crime and we want to know what is going to be done.’
    too, as well, besides, in addition, additionally, furthermore, further, moreover, into the bargain, over and above that, what's more, to boot, else, then, equally
    and all
    withal, forbye
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Origin

Old English alswā quite so, in that manner, similarly (see all, so).

Pronunciation:

also

/ˈôlsō/