Definition of likewise adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈlaɪkwaɪz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈlaɪkwaɪz//
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  1. 1(formal) the same; in a similar way He voted for the change and he expected his colleagues to do likewise.
  2. 2(formal) also Her second marriage was likewise unhappy.
  3. 3(informal) used to show that you feel the same towards somebody or about something ‘Let me know if you ever need any help.’ ‘Likewise.’
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from the phrase in like wise.
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