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again

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Adverb
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a=gain
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468 in 435 verses (in OT : 296 in 278 verses) (in NT : 172 in 157 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

againadv. [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, ongeán, against, again; on + geán, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.].
  •  In return, back; as, bring us word again.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Another time; once more; anew.  [1913 Webster]
    "If a man die, shall he live again?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Once repeated; -- of quantity; as, as large again, half as much again.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In any other place.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
  •  On the other hand.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Moreover; besides; further.  [1913 Webster]
    " Again was formerly used in many verbal combinations, as, again-witness, to witness against; again-ride, to ride against; again-come, to come against, to encounter; again-bring, to bring back, etc."  [1913 Webster]
    "Again, it is of great consequence to avoid, etc."  [1913 Webster]
Again and again, more than once; often; repeatedly. -- Now and again, now and then; occasionally. -- To and again, to and fro. [Obs.] De Foe.
againprep. 
     Against; also, towards (in order to meet).  [1913 Webster]
    "Albeit that it is again his kind."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

again, adv.
1 another time; once more.
2 as in a previous position or condition (back again; home again; quite well again).
3 in addition (as much again; half as many again).
4 further, besides (again, what about the children?).
5 on the other hand (I might, and again I might not).

Idiom
again and again repeatedly.
Etymology
orig. a northern form of ME ayen etc., f. OE ongean, ong{aelig}gn, etc., f. Gmc

THESAURUS

again

ab ovo, above, additionally, afresh, after all, albeit, all included, all the same, also, although, altogether, among other things, and all, and also, and so, anew, anon, another time, around, as new, as well, at all events, at another time, at any rate, at that moment, at that time, au reste, back, backward, beside, besides, beyond, bis, but, compare, contra, contrariwise, contrary, contrawise, conversely, da capo, de novo, ditto, else, en plus, encore, even, even so, extra, farther, for all that, for lagniappe, freshly, from scratch, from the beginning, howbeit, however, in addition, in any case, in any event, in reverse, in that case, inter alia, into the bargain, item, just the same, likewise, more, moreover, nevertheless, new, newly, nonetheless, notwithstanding, on that occasion, on the side, on top of, once again, once more, oppositely, over, over again, plus, rather, round, round about, similarly, still, then, thereat, therewith, though, to boot, too, twice over, two times, vice versa, when, yet, yet again

ROGET THESAURUS

again

Duplication

N duplication, doubling, gemination, ingemination, reduplication, iteration, renewal, double, doubled, bicipital, bicephalous, bidental, bilabiate, bivalve, bivalvular, bifold, biform, bilateral, bifarious, bifacial, twofold, two-sided, disomatous, duplex, double-faced, double-headed, twin, duplicate, ingeminate, second, twice, once more, over again, as much again, twofold, secondly, in the second place, again.

Repetition

N repetition, iteration, reiteration, harping, recurrence, succession, run, battology, tautology, monotony, tautophony, rhythm, diffuseness, pleonasm, redundancy, chimes, repetend, echo, ritornello, burden of a song, refrain, rehearsal, rechauffe, rifacimento, recapitulation, cuckoo, reverberation, drumming, renewal, twice-told tale, old story, old song, second edition, new edition, reappearance, reproduction, recursion, periodicity, repeated, repetitional, repetitionary, recurrent, recurring, ever recurring, thick coming, frequent, incessant, redundant, pleonastic, monotonous, harping, iterative, recursive, unvaried, mocking, chiming, retold, aforesaid, aforenamed, above-mentioned, above-said, habitual, another, repeatedly, often, again, anew, over again, afresh, once more, ding-dong, ditto, encore, de novo, bis, da capo, again and again, over and over, over and over again, recursively, many times over, time and again, time after time, year after year, day by day, many times, several times, a number of times, many a time, full many a time, frequently, ecce iterum Crispinus, toujours perdrix, cut and come again, tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, cantilenam eandem canis, nullum est jam dictum quod non dictum sit prius.


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