- on two occasions or in two instances
- two times
- two times as much or as many; twofold; doubly
Origin of twiceMiddle English twies ; from Old English twiges ; from twiga, twice, akin to twa, two + -es, genitive singular ending
- In two cases or on two occasions; two times: I rewrote the essay twice.
- In doubled degree or amount: twice as many.
Origin of twiceMiddle English, from Old English twiga; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
From twi- meaning two or both.