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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Again  \A*gain"\  (?;  277),  adv  [OE.  agein,  agayn  AS  ongegn 
  onge['a]n,  against,  again  on  +  ge['a]n,  akin  to  Ger.  gegewn 
  against,  Icel.  gegn.  Cf  {Gainsay}.] 
  1.  In  return,  back  as  bring  us  word  again 
 
  2.  Another  time;  once  more  anew. 
 
  If  a  man  die,  shall  he  live  again?  --Job  xiv.  14. 
 
  3.  Once  repeated;  --  of  quantity;  as  as  large  again  half  as 
  much  again 
 
  4.  In  any  other  place  [Archaic]  --Bacon. 
 
  5.  On  the  other  hand.  ``The  one  is  my  sovereign  .  .  .  the 
  other  again  is  my  kinsman.''  --Shak. 
 
  6.  Moreover;  besides;  further. 
 
  Again  it  is  of  great  consequence  to  avoid,  etc 
  --Hersche?. 
 
  {Again  and  again},  more  than  once;  often  repeatedly. 
 
  {Now  and  again},  now  and  then;  occasionally. 
 
  {To  and  again},  to  and  fro.  [Obs.]  --De  Foe. 
 
  Note:  Again  was  formerly  used  in  many  verbal  combinations, 
  as  again-witness,  to  witness  against;  again-ride,  to 
  ride  against;  again-come,  to  come  against,  to 
  encounter;  again-bring,  to  bring  back  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Again  \A*gain"\,  Agains  \A*gains"\,  prep. 
  Against;  also  towards  (in  order  to  meet).  [Obs.] 
 
  Albeit  that  it  is  again  his  kind  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  again 
  adv  :  anew;  "she  tried  again";  "they  rehearsed  the  scene  again" 
  [syn:  {once  again},  {once  more},  {over  again}] 




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