Twice

Word TWICE
Character 5
Hyphenation twice
Pronunciations /twaɪs/

Definitions and meanings of "Twice"

What do we mean by twice?

In two cases or on two occasions; two times. adverb

In doubled degree or amount. adverb

Two times; on two occasions; in two instances.

In twofold degree or quantity; doubly.

The second time; by or on a second trial, performance, etc.

Occurring twice.

Two times; once and again. adverb

Doubly; in twofold quantity or degree. adverb

Two times. adverb

To double the degree adverb

Two times adverb

Two times.

(usually with "as", of a specified quality) Doubled in quantity, intensity, or degree.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Twice

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The word "twice" in example sentences

I hadn't realised that C was still in the running though - it may require twice as many LOC, but it's ~twice as popular programmer wise?. ❋ Michael Meeks (2010)

It is evident, therefore, that each year an immense number of birds must perish -- as many in fact as are born; and as on the lowest calculation the progeny are each year twice as numerous as their parents, it follows that, whatever be the average number of individuals existing in any given country, _twice that number must perish annually_, -- a striking result, but one which seems at least highly probable, and is perhaps under rather than over the truth. ❋ Various (N/A)

Adverting to a project for forming a railway to Woolwich, by which passengers were to be drawn by locomotive engines, moving with twice the velocity of ordinary coaches, the reviewer observed: — “What can be more palpably absurd and ridiculous than the prospect held out of locomotives travelling _twice as fast_ as stagecoaches! ❋ Samuel Smiles (1858)

A Profile of The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, the all-male talking heads mention her name twice with no evaluation whatsoever of her performance. ❋ Penelope Andrew (2011)

He hears Josh call his name twice and again the Russian's laughter before he reaches the door and then the light of the street. ❋ Josef K. Strosche (2011)

The boss called my name twice from the threshold before I heard her. ❋ Manny Howard (2010)

That's a lot of scratch for pictures of Katherine Heigl getting Starbucks, but according to Kelly, the magazine is not only "lucrative" (he uses the term twice), but profitable as well: ❋ Unknown (2008)

Wilbur Carlisle had to say her name twice to gain her attention. ❋ Johanna Lindsey (2006)

Doyler Doyle: had to take the name twice to be sure of it. ❋ Jamie O’Neill (2002)

I had to call her name twice before she pocketed the bag and hurried over. ❋ Patrick A. Davis (2002)

I had to say his name twice before he finally glanced my way. ❋ Patrick A. Davis (2002)

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