Meaning of TWO in English

/tooh/ , n.

1. a cardinal number, 1 plus 1.

2. a symbol for this number, as 2 or II.

3. a set of this many persons or things.

4. a playing card, die face, or half of a domino face with two pips.

5. in two , into two separate parts, as halves: A bolt of lightning split the tree in two.

6. put two and two together , to draw a correct conclusion from the given circumstances; infer: It didn't require a great mind to put two and two together.


7. amounting to two in number.

[ bef. 900; ME; OE twa (fem. and neut.; cf. TWAIN); c. G zwei; cf. L duo, Gk dýo ]

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