- Likewise is defined as in addition, also or in a similar manner.
- An example of likewise is, "He is also an excellent athlete."
- An example of likewise is, "They will go to both parties, just as we will attend the communion first and then the wedding."
- in the same manner
- also; too; moreover
Origin: short for in like wise
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- In the same way; similarly: “Some have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil” (Samuel Johnson).
- As well; also.