Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “again”

See all translations

again

adverb
 
 
/əˈɡen/
REPEAT A1 once more: I'll ask her again. I'll see you again next week.Continually and repeatedly
AS BEFORE A2 as before: Get some rest and you'll soon be well again.In the past
again and again B1 many times: He played the same song again and again.Continually and repeatedly
all over again B2 repeated from the beginning: We had to start all over again.Continually and repeatedly
then/there again used when adding a fact to something you have just said: I failed my history test - but then again, I didn't do much studying for it.Also, extra, and in addition
(Definition of again from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “again” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More