again meaning

  • Again may refer to:
  • AdverbPREa-SUF-ain
    1. OBS Back in the reverse direction, or to an original starting point.
      1. Bring us word again. ‎
    2. Back (to a former place or state).
      1. We need to bring the old customs to life again. ‎
      2. The South will rise again. ‎
    3. OBS In return, as a reciprocal action; back.
      1. Another time; once more.
        1. The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again; [ …] . Our table in the dining-room became again the abode of scintillating wit and caustic repartee, Farrar bracing up to his old standard, and the demand for seats in the vicinity rose to an animated competition.
      2. Over and above a factor of one.
        1. Used metalinguistically, with the repetition being in the discussion, or in the linguistic or pragmatic context of the discussion, rather than in the subject of discussion.
          1. Great, thanks again! ‎
          2. What's that called, again? ‎
          3. Again, I'm not criticizing, I just want to understand. ‎
          4. Approach B is better than approach A in many respects, but again, there are difficulties in implementing it. ‎
        2. OBS In any other place.
          1. OBS On the other hand.
            1. Moreover; besides; further.
            2. Preposition
              1. (obsolete or dialectal) Against.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Friedel again had to save as he parried a Patrice Evra shot before gathering the ball after the left-back had been put through by Ryan Giggs.
                  • You're only corpse camping if your standing there waiting to attack again when they come for what's left of their gear.
                  • To unwatch a page, you can simply revisit the page; you'll notice the tab now says Unwatch. Click the tab again to remove the page.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Again some persons are too right-handed (I question, indeed, whether one-handedness, whether right or left be chiefly employed, does not in all cases involve a loss of power).
                  • Again Abdullah listened intently, his eyes closed, his ten fingers forming a temple of his hands in front of him.
                  • Again Lavis heard him: "You thought to forelay me, eh -- and breed panic above?” — James B. Connally, Sonnie-Boy's People, 1913
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • The parched lawn needed several sprayings before the grass looked green again.
                  • How do I unhide the editing toolbar? I need to use those commands again.
                  • He took it in stride when they demonized him, again.

              Meaning of again for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "again" is an adverb, more specifically, a conjunctive adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a preposition.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Adverbs
                  • Conjunctive adverbs
                    • Sequence adverbs
                    • Uncomparable adverbs
                    • Morphemes
                      • Prefixes
                        • Words by prefix
                          • Words prefixed with a-
                      • Prepositions
                      Difficultness: Level 1
                      Easy     ➨     Difficult
                      Definiteness: Level 9
                      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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