Definition of Twice

1. Adverb. Two times. "I called her twice"

2. Adverb. To double the degree. "His eyes were double bright"

Exact synonyms: Double, Doubly
Partainyms: Double



Definition of Twice

1. adv. Two times; once and again.

Definition of Twice

1. Adverb. two times ¹

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Definition of Twice

1. two times [adv]

Medical Definition of Twice

1. 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. Twice is used in the formation of compounds, mostly self-explaining; as, twice-horn, twice-conquered, twice-planted, twice-told, and the like. Origin: 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. Tvi-, L. Bi-, Gr, Skr. Dvi-, and E. Two. See Two. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twice

twerp
twerpish
twerps
twerpy
tweyfold
twi-
twi-gated
twi-headed
twi-reason
twi-tongued
twibil
twibill
twibills
twibils
twiblade
twice (current term)
twice-baked bread
twice-weekly
twice-yearly
twice removed
twicer
twicers
twichild
twiddle
twiddle one's thumbs
twiddled
twiddler
twiddler's syndrome
twiddlers
twiddles

Literary usage of Twice

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1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... twice, in token of their victory ; after which, they had the mortification to fee ... twice ..."

2. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne (1874)
"IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG DOES NOT HAVE TO REPEAT HIS ORDERS TO PASSEPARTOUT twice. THE dwellers in Saville Row would have been surprised, the next day, ..."

3. Shirley: A Tale by Charlotte Brontë (1850)
"Every man is mad once or twice in his life." Mr. Helstone pushed out his ... Mr. Helstone looked round uneasily once or twice, as if he wished her away, ..."

4. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"Perhaps they will be sent up for twice nine. — No, no, said Athy. They'll both get it on the vital spot. Wells rubbed himself and said in a crying voice: ..."

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