too
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /tuː/, [tʰu̟ː], enPR: to͞o
  • (America) IPA: /tu/, [tʰu̟], enPR: to͞o

Adverb

too (not comparable)

  1. (focus) Likewise.
  2. (conjunctive) Also; in addition.
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter 1, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175 ↗:
      They burned the old gun that used to stand in the dark corner up in the garret, close to the stuffed fox that always grinned so fiercely. Perhaps the reason why he seemed in such a ghastly rage was that he did not come by his death fairly. Otherwise his pelt would not have been so perfect. And why else was he put away up there out of sight?—and so magnificent a brush as he had too.
  3. (degree) To an excessive degree; over; more than enough.
  4. (degree, colloquial) To a high degree, very.
    She doesn't talk too much.  I'm not too sure about this.
  5. (affirmation, colloquial) Used to contradict a negative assertion.
    "You're not old enough yet."  "I am, too!"
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