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Definition of Both

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Both Both, a. or pron. [OE. bothe, ba?e, fr. Icel. b[=a]?ir; akin to Dan. baade, Sw. b[*a]da, Goth. baj??s, OHG. beid?, b?d?, G. & D. beide, also AS. begen, b[=a], b?, Goth. bai, and Gr. ?, L. ambo, Lith. ab[`a], OSlav. oba, Skr. ubha. [root]310. Cf. Amb-.] The one and the other; the two; the pair, without exception of either. Note: It is generally used adjectively with nouns; as, both horses ran away; but with pronouns, and often with nous, it is used substantively, and followed by of. Note: It frequently stands as a pronoun. She alone is heir to both of us. --Shak. Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them unto Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant. --Gen. xxi. 27. He will not bear the loss of his rank, because he can bear the loss of his estate; but he will bear both, because he is prepared for both. --Bolingbroke. Note: It is often used in apposition with nouns or pronouns. Thy weal and woe are both of them extremes. --Shak. This said, they both betook them several ways. --Milton. Note: Both now always precedes any other attributive words; as, both their armies; both our eyes. Note: Both of is used before pronouns in the objective case; as, both of us, them, whom, etc.; but before substantives its used is colloquial, both (without of) being the preferred form; as, both the brothers.
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Both Both, conj. As well; not only; equally. Note: Both precedes the first of two co["o]rdinate words or phrases, and is followed by and before the other, both . . . and . . .; as well the one as the other; not only this, but also that; equally the former and the latter. It is also sometimes followed by more than two co["o]rdinate words, connected by and expressed or understood. To judge both quick and dead. --Milton. A masterpiece both for argument and style. --Goldsmith. To whom bothe heven and erthe and see is sene. --Chaucer. Both mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound. --Goldsmith. He prayeth well who loveth well Both man and bird and beast. --Coleridge.

Meaning of Both from wikipedia

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- Both Sides is the fifth solo studio album by English singer-songwriter Phil Collins. Featuring an adult-oriented soft rock based sound, the release came...
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- Best of Both Worlds Concert is the live soundtrack from Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert, released on March 11, 2008 by Walt Disney...
- They Both Die at the End is a young adult novel written by American author Adam Silvera and published on September 5, 2017 by HarperTeen. It is Silvera's...
- "Both Sides, Now" is one of the best-known songs of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitc****. First recorded by Judy Collins, it appeared on the US singles...
- How to Be Both is a 2014 novel by Scottish author Ali Smith, first published by Hamish Hamilton. It was shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize and the...
- "Both of Us" is a song by American rapper B.o.B, released on May 22, 2012, as the third single from his second studio album, Strange Clouds (2012). The...
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