/ əˈgen; NAmE ; əˈgeɪn/ adverb
one more time; on another occasion :
Could you say it again, please?
When will I see you again?
This must never happen again.
Once again (= as had happened several times before) , the train was late.
I've told you again and again (= many times) not to do that.
I'll have to write it all over again (= again from the beginning) .
showing that sb/sth is in the same place or state that they were in originally :
He was glad to be home again.
She spends two hours a day getting to work and back again .
You'll soon feel well again.
added to an amount that is already there :
The cost is about half as much again as it was two years ago.
I'd like the same again (= the same amount or the same thing) .
used to show that a comment or fact is connected with what you have just said :
And again, we must think of the cost.
then / there ~ used to introduce a fact or an opinion that contrasts with what you have just said :
We might buy it but then again we might not.
used when you ask sb to tell you sth or repeat sth that you think they have told you already :
What was the name again?
see now adverb , same pronoun , time noun
Old English ongēan , ongægn , etc., of Germanic origin; related to German entgegen opposite.