too

  • 1 too — W1S1 [tu:] adv [: Old English; Origin: to to, too ] 1.) [+ adjective/adverb] more than is acceptable or possible ▪ Do you think the music s too loud? ▪ You ve put too much salt in the soup. ▪ There are too many cars on the road. much/far too ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 too — [ tu ] adverb *** Too is used in the following ways: as an ordinary adverb (before an adjective or adverb or before much, many, few, etc.): You re too young to understand politics. as a way of showing how a sentence, clause, or phrase is related… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 Too — Too, adv. [The same word as to, prep. See {To}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Over; more than enough; noting excess; as, a thing is too long, too short, or too wide; too high; too many; too much. [1913 Webster] His will, too strong to bend, too proud to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 too — too; cock·a·too; dus·too·ree; gen·too; po·too; tap·pie·too·rie; tat·too·er; too·lach; too·ner·ville; too·tler; wap·a·too; tat·too; too·na; too·tle; dus·too·ri; pat·too; rat·tat·too; tat·too·ist; tick·tack·too; …

    English syllables

  • 5 too — 1. Too is the normal word used to qualify an adjective or adverb to denote excess: The house is too large / I spoke too soon. It should not be used to qualify a participial adjective when this could not idiomatically be qualified by very: She was …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 Too — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: C. C. Too (1920–1992), malaysischer Diplomat Daniel Kirwa Too (* 1976), kenianischer Marathonläufer Daniel Kiprugut Too (* 1978), kenianischer Marathonläufer David Kimutai Too (1968–2008), kenianischer… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 too — [to͞o] adv. [stressed form of TO1, with differentiated sp.] 1. in addition; as well; besides; also 2. more than enough; superfluously; overly [the hat is too big] 3. to a regrettable extent [that s too bad!] 4. ext …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 too — (adv.) in addition, in excess, late Old English, stressed variant of Old English prep. to in the direction of, furthermore (see TO (Cf. to)). The spelling with oo is first recorded 1590. Use after a verb, for emphasis (e.g. did, too!) is attested …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 too — ► ADVERB 1) to a higher degree than is desirable, permissible, or possible. 2) in addition. 3) informal very. ● none too Cf. ↑none too ORIGIN Old English, stressed form of TO(Cf. ↑ …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 too — [adv1] also additionally, along, as well, besides, further, furthermore, in addition, into the bargain, likewise, more, moreover, to boot, withal; concepts 544,771 too [adv2] excessively awfully, beyond, ever, exceptionally, exorbitantly,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 too — index also Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 TOO — TOO, Inc. (Business » NYSE Symbols) **** Target Of Opportunity (Business » General) **** Target Of Opportunity (Governmental » Military) **** Target Of Opportunity (Governmental » United Nations) **** Target Of Opportunity (Business »… …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 13 too — *also, likewise, besides, moreover, furthermore …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 too — I [[t]tu͟ː[/t]] ADDING SOMETHING OR RESPONDING ♦ 1) ADV: cl/group ADV You use too after mentioning another person, thing, or aspect that a previous statement applies to or includes. Nice to talk to you. Nice to talk to you too. ... I ve got a… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 too */*/*/ — UK [tuː] / US [tu] adverb Summary: Too is used in the following ways: as an ordinary adverb (before an adjective or adverb or before much , many , few etc): You re too young to understand politics. as a way of showing how a sentence, clause, or… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 too — /tu:/ adverb 1 (+ adj/adv) more than is reasonable, possible, or necessary: That music is too loud, turn the radio down. | too much/little/many etc sth: There s too much talking! Open your books and get down to work. | much/far/a little etc too:… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 too — /tu / (say tooh) adverb 1. in addition; also; furthermore; moreover: young, clever, and rich too. 2. to an excessive extent or degree; beyond what is desirable, fitting, or right: too long. 3. extremely: too kind of you. 4. Colloquial… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 too — adv. 1 to a greater extent than is desirable, permissible, or possible for a specified or understood purpose (too colourful for my taste; too large to fit). 2 colloq. extremely (you re too kind). 3 in addition (are they coming too?). 4 moreover… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 too*/*/*/ — [tuː] adv 1) more than is necessary or acceptable You re driving too fast.[/ex] It s too cold to sit outside.[/ex] This film is too scary for seven year old kids.[/ex] You ve put too much sugar in my coffee.[/ex] 2) used after mentioning an… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 too — /tooh/, adv. 1. in addition; also; furthermore; moreover: young, clever, and rich too. 2. to an excessive extent or degree; beyond what is desirable, fitting, or right: too sick to travel. 3. more, as specified, than should be: too near the fire …

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