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TOO, adverb

1. Over; more than enough; noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short, or too wide; too high; too many; too much.

His will too strong to bend, too proud to learn.

2. Likewise; also; in addition.

A courtier and a patriot too

Let those eyes that view

The daring crime, behold the vengeance too

3. too too repeated, denotes excess emphatically; but this repetition is not in respectable use.