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English → English (WordNet) Definition: now and again now and again adv : now and then or here and there; “he was arrogant and occasionally callous”; “open areas are only occasionally interrupted by clumps of trees”; “they visit New York on occasion”; “now and again she would take her favorite book from the shelf and read to us”; “as we drove along, the beautiful scenery now and then attracted his attention” [syn: occasionally, on occasion , once in a while, now and then, at times, from time to time]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Now and again Now \Now\ (nou), adv. [OE. nou, nu, AS. n[=u], nu; akin to D., OS., & OHG. nu, G. nu, nun, Icel., n[=u], Dan., Sw., & Goth. nu, L. nunc, Gr. ny`, ny^n, Skr. nu, n[=u]. [root]193. Cf. New.] [1913 Webster] 1. At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly; as, I will write now. [1913 Webster] I have a patient now living, at an advanced age, who discharged blood from his lungs thirty years ago. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. Very lately; not long ago. [1913 Webster] They that but now, for honor and for plate, Made the sea blush with blood, resign their hate. --Waller. [1913 Webster] 3. At a time contemporaneous with something spoken of or contemplated; at a particular time referred to. [1913 Webster] The ship was now in the midst of the sea. --Matt. xiv. 24. [1913 Webster] 4. In present circumstances; things being as they are; -- hence, used as a connective particle, to introduce an inference or an explanation. [1913 Webster] How shall any man distinguish now betwixt a parasite and a man of honor? --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] Why should he live, now nature bankrupt is? --Shak. [1913 Webster] Then cried they all again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now, Barabbas was a robber. --John xviii. 40. [1913 Webster] The other great and undoing mischief which befalls men is, by their being misrepresented. Now, by calling evil good, a man is misrepresented to others in the way of slander. --South. [1913 Webster] Now and again, now and then; occasionally. Now and now, again and again; repeatedly. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Now and then, at one time and another; indefinitely; occasionally; not often; at intervals. “A mead here, there a heath, and now and then a wood.” --Drayton. Now now, at this very instant; precisely now. [Obs.] “Why, even now now, at holding up of this finger, and before the turning down of this.” --J. Webster (1607). Now . . . now, alternately; at one time . . . at another time. “Now high, now low, now master up, now miss.” --Pope. [1913 Webster] Again \A*gain"\ (?; 277), adv. [OE. agein, agayn, AS. ongegn, onge['a]n, against, again; on + ge['a]n, akin to Ger. gegewn against, Icel. gegn. Cf. Gainsay.] 1. In return, back; as, bring us word again. [1913 Webster] 2. Another time; once more; anew. [1913 Webster] If a man die, shall he live again? --Job xiv. 14. [1913 Webster] 3. Once repeated; -- of quantity; as, as large again, half as much again. [1913 Webster] 4. In any other place. [Archaic] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 5. On the other hand. “The one is my sovereign . . . the other again is my kinsman.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. Moreover; besides; further. [1913 Webster] Again, it is of great consequence to avoid, etc. --Herschel. [1913 Webster] Again and again, more than once; often; repeatedly. Now and again, now and then; occasionally. To and again, to and fro. [Obs.] --De Foe. [1913 Webster] Note: Again was formerly used in many verbal combinations, as, again-witness, to witness against; again-ride, to ride against; again-come, to come against, to encounter; again-bring, to bring back, etc. [1913 Webster]


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