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a·gain

 (ə-gĕn′)
adv.
1. Once more; anew: Try again.
2. To a previous place, position, or state: left home but went back again.
3. Furthermore; moreover: Again, we need to collect more data.
4. On the other hand: She might go, and again she might not.
5. In return; in response: paid him again.
Idiom:
again and again
Repeatedly; frequently.

[Middle English (influenced by Old Norse i gegn, again), from Old English ongeagn, against.]

again

(əˈɡɛn; əˈɡeɪn)
adv
1. another or second time; once more; anew: he had to start again.
2. once more in a previously experienced or encountered place, state, or condition: he is ill again; he came back again.
3. in addition to the original amount, quantity, etc (esp in the phrases as much again; half as much again)
4. (sentence modifier) on the other hand: he might come and then again he might not.
5. besides; also: she is beautiful and, again, intelligent.
6. archaic in reply; back: he answered again to the questioning voice.
7. again and again continuously; repeatedly
8. (used with a negative) Caribbean any more; any longer: I don't eat pumpkin again.
sentence connector
moreover; furthermore: again, it could be said that he is not dead.
[Old English ongegn opposite to, from a-2 + gegn straight]

a•gain

(əˈgɛn, əˈgeɪn)

adv.
1. once more; another time: Spell your name again, please.
2. moreover; besides.
3. on the other hand: It might happen, and again it might not.
4. back; in reply: to answer again.
5. to the same place or person: to return again.
Idioms:
1. again and again, with many repetitions; often.
2. as much again, twice as much.
[before 900; Middle English agayn, ageyn, Old English ongegn opposite (to)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.again - anewagain - anew; "she tried again"; "they rehearsed the scene again"

again

adverb
1. once more, another time, anew, afresh He kissed her again.
2. also, in addition, moreover, besides, furthermore And again, that's probably part of the progress of technology.
again and again over and over, often, repeatedly, frequently, many times, time and (time) again, time after time He would go over his work again and again until it was right.
there again or then again on the other hand, in contrast, on the contrary, conversely They may agree, but there again, they may not.

again

adverb
Once more:
Translations
ثَانِيَة، مَرَّة ثَانِيَةمَرّةً أُخْرى
opětzaseznovu
igen
denoveree
taas
opet
ismétmegintújra
lagi
afturaftur, á nÿjan leik
再び
다시
denuo
vėl
atkalatkārtotino jaunapretvēlreiz
din nouiarăşi
opäť
še enkratspet
igenpå nyttånyoåter
อีกครั้ง
lại

again

[əˈgen] ADV
1. (= once more) → otra vez, de nuevo; (often translated by "volver a" + infin) try againinténtalo otra vez or de nuevo, vuelve a intentarlo
he climbed up againvolvió a subir
would you do it all again?¿lo volverías a hacer?
come again soonvuelve pronto
what was that joke again?¿cómo era el chiste aquel (que contaste)?
what, you again?¿tú otra vez (por aquí)?
again and againuna y otra vez, vez tras vez
I've told you again and againte lo he dicho una y otra vez or mil veces
I won't do it ever againno lo haré nunca más
as many againotros tantos
as much againotro tanto
never again!¡nunca más!
oh no, not again!¡Dios mío, otra vez!
now and againde vez en cuando
he is as old again as I amme dobla la edad
2. (= besides, moreover) and again ...; then again (= on the other hand) → por otra parte ...; (= moreover) → además ...
again, we just don't knowpor otra parte, realmente no sabemos
again, it may not be truepor otra parte, puede no ser verdad
these are different againtambién éstos son distintos

again

[əˈgɛn] advde nouveau, encore
He's opened it again
BUT Il l'a rouvert.Il l'a de nouveau ouvert., Il l'a encore ouvert.
Can you tell me again? → Tu peux me le dire encore?
They're friends again → Ils sont de nouveau amis.
BUT Ils sont à nouveau amis.
to begin again → recommencer
to see again → revoir
She never saw him again → Elle ne l'a jamais revu.
not ... again → ne ... plus
I won't go there again → Je n'y retournerai plus.
again and again → toujours et encore, constamment
time and again, time and time again → à maintes reprises
now and again → de temps à autre
but then again, but there again → mais d'un autre côté

again

adv
wieder; again and again, time and againimmer wieder; to do something againetw noch (ein)mal tun; I won’t do that againdas mache ich nicht noch einmal, das tue ich nie wieder; I’ll ring again tomorrowich rufe morgen noch einmal an; never or not ever againnie wieder; if that happens againwenn das noch einmal passiert; all over againnoch (ein)mal von vorn; what’s his name again?wie heißt er noch gleich?; to begin againvon Neuem or noch einmal anfangen; not again!(nicht) schon wieder!; not mince again!(nicht) schon wieder Hackfleisch!; it’s me again (arriving) → da bin ich wieder; (phoning) → ich bins noch (ein)mal; (= my fault)wieder mal ich; not you again!du schon wieder!?; he was soon well againer war bald wieder gesund; and these are different againund diese sind wieder anders; here we are again!da wären wir wieder!; (finding another example etc) → oh, schon wieder!; again we find that …und wieder einmal or wiederum stellen wir fest, dass …
(in quantity) as much againdoppelt so viel, noch (ein)mal so viel; he’s as old again as Maryer ist doppelt so alt wie Mary
(= on the other hand)wiederum; (= besides, moreover)außerdem; but then or there again, it may not be truevielleicht ist es auch gar nicht wahr

again

[əˈgɛn] advancora, di nuovo, un'altra volta
to begin/see again → ricominciare/rivedere
he opened it again → l'ha aperto di nuovo, l'ha riaperto
come again soon! → torna presto!
again and again → ripetutamente, tante volte
I've told him again and again → gliel'ho detto e ripetuto
never again! → mai più!
not ...again → non... più
now and again → di tanto in tanto, a volte
as much again → due volte tanto
then again (on the other hand) → d'altra parte (moreover) → inoltre

again

(əˈgen) adverb
once more or another time. He never saw her again; He hit the child again and again; Don't do that again!; He has been abroad but he is home again now.

again

مَرّةً أُخْرى opět igen wieder πάλι otra vez taas encore opet ancora 再び 다시 weer igjen znowu novamente вновь igen อีกครั้ง yine lại 再次

again

adv. otra vez;
___ and ___una y otra vez, muchas veces;
do it ___hágalo, hazlo___.
References in classic literature ?
The four young faces on which the firelight shone brightened at the cheerful words, but darkened again as Jo said sadly, "We haven't got Father, and shall not have him for a long time.
I know I do--teaching those tiresome children nearly all day, when I'm longing to enjoy myself at home," began Meg, in the complaining tone again.
If I wasn't too old for such things, I'd rather like to play it over again," said Amy, who began to talk of renouncing childish things at the mature age of twelve.
Now, my little pilgrims, suppose you begin again, not in play, but in earnest, and see how far on you can get before Father comes home.
For a moment he stood thus, rubbing his hands together and looking up and down the road, and then, fear overcoming him, ran back to walk again upon the porch on his own house.
On the grassy bank Wing Biddlebaum had tried again to drive his point home.
In the picture men lived again in a kind of pastoral golden age.
Again he raised the hands to caress the boy and then a look of horror swept over his face.
Again and again the fathers of the boys had talked of the hands.
When the rumble of the evening train that took away the express cars loaded with the day's harvest of berries had passed and restored the silence of the summer night, he went again to walk upon the veranda.
The Bulgarian, nicknamed Stan by fans, admitted: "It's been hell and back again but I got through it.
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