Also vs. Too

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  • Also (adverb)

    In addition; besides; as well; further; too. from 14th c.

    “They had porridge for breakfast, and also toast.”

  • Also (adverb)

    To the same degree or extent; so, as. 14th-15th c.

  • Too (adverb)


  • Too (adverb)

    Also; in addition.

  • Too (adverb)

    To an excessive degree; over; more than enough.

  • Too (adverb)

    To a high degree, very.

    “She doesn’t talk too much.”

    “I’m not too sure about this.”

  • Too (adverb)

    Used to contradict a negative assertion.

    “”You’re not old enough yet.””

    “”I am, too!””

  • Also (adverb)

    in addition; too

    “dyslexia, also known as word blindness”

    “a brilliant linguist, he was also interested in botany”

    “also, a car is very expensive to run”

  • Too (adverb)

    to a higher degree than is desirable, permissible, or possible; excessively

    “he wore suits that seemed a size too small for him”

    “he was driving too fast”

  • Too (adverb)


    “you’re too kind”

  • Too (adverb)

    in addition; also

    “is he coming too?”

  • Too (adverb)

    moreover (used when adding a further point)

    “she is a grown woman, and a strong one too”

Oxford Dictionary

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