Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adverb

Definitions: (adverb) People say “likewise” to mean that they’re saying the same thing someone else just said. (adverb) When someone does something likewise, they do it the same way someone else did it.

Examples: (adverb) “I’m happy to see you!” “Likewise!” (adverb) Elephants migrate (travel) thousands of kilometers. Some butterflies do likewise. (adverb) The country began spending more money on art and music education. Soon after, its neighbours did likewise.

Synonyms: adverbs: also, similarly.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 C