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AGAIN, adverb agen'. [Latin con, whence contra; ]

1. A second time; once more.

I will not again curse the ground. Genesis 8:10.

2. It notes something further, or additional to one or more particulars.

For to which of the angels said he at any time, thou art my son, this day have I begotten thee? and again I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son? and again let all the angels of God worship him. Hebrews 1:5.

All the uses of this word carry in them the ideas of return or repetition; as in these phrases; give it back again; give him as much again that is, the same quantity once more or repeated.

There is not, in the world again such a commerce as in London.

Who art thou that answerest again?

Bring us word again

AGAIN and again often; with frequent repetition.