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Wordnet 3.0


1. two times;
- Example: "I called her twice"

2. to double the degree;
- Example: "she was doubly rewarded"
- Example: "his eyes were double bright"
[syn: doubly, double, twice]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Twice \Twice\ (tw[imac]s), adv. [OE. twies (where the s is the adverbial ending; see -wards), twie, AS. twiges, twiwa; akin to twi- (in comp.) two, G. zwie-, OHG. zwi-, Icel. tv[imac]-, L. bi-, Gr. di-, Skr. dvi-, and E. two. See Two.] [1913 Webster] 1. Two times; once and again. [1913 Webster] He twice essayed to cast his son in gold. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Doubly; in twofold quantity or degree; as, twice the sum; he is twice as fortunate as his neighbor. [1913 Webster] Note: Twice is used in the formation of compounds, mostly self-explaining; as, twice-born, twice-conquered, twice-planted, twice-told, and the like. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

twice adv 1: two times; "I called her twice" 2: to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright" [syn: doubly, double, twice]
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

TWICE, adv. Once too often.