- Each of the two; one and the other; referring to two individuals or items.
- Both children are such dolls.
- He will not bear the loss of his rank, because he can bear the loss of his estate; but he will bear both, because he is prepared for both.
- French: tous les deux
- German: beide
- Italian: entrambi, tutti e due, tutte le due, ambedue
- Portuguese: ambos
- Russian: о́ба
- Spanish: ambos, el
- Each of the two, or of the two kinds.
- "Did you want this one or that one?" — "Give me both."
- Including both of (used with and).
- Both you and I are students.
- 1977, Agatha Christie, chapter 4, in An Autobiography, part II, London: Collins, →ISBN:
- Mind you, clothes were clothes in those days. There was a great deal of them, lavish both in material and in workmanship.
- (obsolete) Including all of (used with and).
- Both mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound.
- He prayeth well who loveth well both man and bird and beast.
- 1892, Richard Congreve, Essays Political, Social, and Religious (volume 2, page 615)
- […] as he appreciates its beauty and its rich gifts, as he regards it with venerant love, fed by both his intellectual powers, his contemplation, and his meditation.
- German: sowohl ... als auch
- Italian: sia... che...
- Portuguese: ambos ... e ..., tanto ... quanto ...
- Russian: и... и...
- Spanish: tanto... como...