Definition of


  1. (adv, all) anew
    they rehearsed the scene again

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Synonyms of Again

once again, once more, over again

Origin of the word Again

  1. O.E. ongean "toward, opposite, against," from on "on" + -gegn "against, toward," for a sense of "lined up facing, opposite," and "in the opposite direction, returning." For -gegn, cf. O.N. gegn "straight, direct," Dan. igen "against," O.Fris. jen, O.H.G. gegin, Ger. gegen "against, toward," Ger. entgegen "aga… more

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