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likewise adv
1 in like or similar manner; "He was similarly affected"; "some people have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil"- Samuel Johnson [syn: similarly]
2 in addition; "he has a Mercedes, too" [syn: besides, too, also, as well]
3 equally; "parents and teachers alike demanded reforms" [syn: alike]

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like + wise


  1. In like manner; also; moreover; too,same to you.


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