likewise


likewise
01. My boss works overtime a lot, and he expects everyone else to do [likewise].
02. Make sure you wash the kitchen floors, and [likewise] the floors in the bathroom.
03. I told him I was pleased to meet him, and he answered me saying, "[Likewise]."
04. Dave signed up for the tennis tournament, so I did [likewise].
05. If you're not sure what to do, just watch the fellow working beside you, and try to do [likewise].
06. Eric and I were a little drunk, so he took a cab home, and I did [likewise].
07. If you ever need any help, give me a call, and [likewise], if I need some assistance, I'll let you know.
08. The President thanked the Prime Minister, and [likewise] the Ambassador.
09. Studies show that if you are right-handed; your right fingernails will grow faster; [likewise] the fingernails on the left hand of a left-handed person.
10. Well, I'm going to go home, and you should do [likewise]. It's late and we have a big test tomorrow.
11. Her first book was very interesting, and her second novel is [likewise] full of surprises.
12. Samuel Johnson once suggested that in order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary that all [likewise] should learn to hear it.
13. In the Bible, John the Baptists says, "Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none, and whoever has food must do [likewise].
14. Samuel Johnson once remarked that some people have little power to do good, and have [likewise] little strength to resist evil.
15. G. C. Lichtenberg once noted that the most perfect ape cannot draw an ape. Only man can do that. But [likewise], only man regards the ability to do this as a sign of superiority.

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  • likewise — mid 15c., from the phrase in like wise in the same manner (mid 15c.), from LIKE (Cf. like) (adj.) + WISE (Cf. wise) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • likewise — *also, too, besides, moreover, furthermore …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • likewise — [adv] also, similarly additionally, along, as well, besides, correspondingly, further, furthermore, in addition, in like manner, in the same way, more, moreover, so, too, withal; concept 563 Ant. contrariwise, opposing, opposite, reverse …   New thesaurus

  • likewise — ► ADVERB 1) also; moreover. 2) similarly. ORIGIN from the phrase in like wise …   English terms dictionary

  • likewise — [līk′wīz΄] adv. [short for in like wise] 1. in the same manner 2. also; too; moreover …   English World dictionary

  • likewise — like|wise [ laık,waız ] adverb * 1. ) FORMAL in the same way or in a similar way: Henry always thought his upbringing was too strict. Likewise, his daughter now complains about her lack of freedom. The character of the lake has changed and the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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