1 also, moreover, too.
2 similarly (do likewise).
Etymology: for in like wise

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  • likewise — like also, is used as an adverb and not a conjunction in standard English: Go and do likewise / They likewise prefer reading. In uses where it might be a conjunction, it normally needs the support of a genuine conjunction such as and: A heated… …   Modern English usage

  • Likewise — Like wise (l[imac]k w[imac]z ), adv. & conj. [See {Wise}, n.] In like manner; also; moreover; too. See {Also}. [1913 Webster] Go, and do thou likewise. Luke x. 37. [1913 Webster] For he seeth that wise men die; likewise the fool and the brutish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • likewise — index also Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • likewise — mid 15c., from the phrase in like wise in the same manner (mid 15c.), from LIKE (Cf. like) (adj.) + WISE (Cf. wise) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • likewise — *also, too, besides, moreover, furthermore …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • likewise — [adv] also, similarly additionally, along, as well, besides, correspondingly, further, furthermore, in addition, in like manner, in the same way, more, moreover, so, too, withal; concept 563 Ant. contrariwise, opposing, opposite, reverse …   New thesaurus

  • likewise — ► ADVERB 1) also; moreover. 2) similarly. ORIGIN from the phrase in like wise …   English terms dictionary

  • likewise — [līk′wīz΄] adv. [short for in like wise] 1. in the same manner 2. also; too; moreover …   English World dictionary

  • likewise — 01. My boss works overtime a lot, and he expects everyone else to do [likewise]. 02. Make sure you wash the kitchen floors, and [likewise] the floors in the bathroom. 03. I told him I was pleased to meet him, and he answered me saying, [Likewise] …   Grammatical examples in English

  • likewise — like|wise [ laık,waız ] adverb * 1. ) FORMAL in the same way or in a similar way: Henry always thought his upbringing was too strict. Likewise, his daughter now complains about her lack of freedom. The character of the lake has changed and the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • likewise — adverb 1 formal in the same way; similarly: I was up at dawn, and my host likewise. | do likewise: Nanny put on a shawl and told the girls to do likewise. (sentence adverb): There has been an upsurge of interest in chamber music. Likewise opera… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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