■ cardinal number equivalent to the sum of one and one; one less than three; 2. (Roman numeral: ii or II .)
put ~ and ~ together draw an obvious conclusion from what is known or evident.
that makes ~ of us informal that is true of me also.
~ by ~ (or ~ and ~ ) side by side in pairs.
~ can play at that game informal used to assert that one is equally capable of copying another's strategy, to their disadvantage.
~ cents (or ~ cents' worth ) N. Amer. informal an unsolicited opinion.
~'s company, three's a crowd ~ people, especially lovers, should be left alone together.
~fold adjective & adverb
OE twā (fem. and neut.) of Gmc origin.