Two is a whole number that's greater than one, but less than three. If you found one fuzzy mitten and then your friend gave you another one, you would have two mittens perfect for your two hands.


One and one; twice one.

the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

Adjective S.
being one more than one; "he received two messages"

One and one; twice one.

The sum of one and one; the number next greater than one, and next less than three; two units or objects.

A symbol representing two units, as 2, II., or ii.


Two , a. [OE. two, twa, properly fem. & neut., twei, twein, tweien, properly masc. (whence E. twain), AS. tw'be, fem. & neut., twgen, masc., t, neut.; akin to OFries. twne, masc., tw'be, fem. & neut., OS. twne, masc., tw'be, fem., tw, neut., D. twee, OHG. zwne, zw, zwei, G. zwei, Icel. tveir, tv'91r, tvau, Sw. tv'86, Dan. to, Goth. twai, tws, twa; Lith. du, Russ. dva, Ir. & Gael. da, W. dau, dwy, L. duo, Gr. , Skr. dva. . Cf. Balance, Barouche, Between, Bi-, Combine, Deuce two in cards, Double, Doubt, Dozen, Dual, Duet, Dyad, Twain, Twelve, Twenty, Twice, Twilight, Twig, Twine, n., Twist.] One and one; twice one. "Two great lights." Gen. i. 16. "Two black clouds." Milton. &hand; Two is often joined with other words, forming compounds signifying divided into, consisting of, or having, two parts, divisions, organs, or the like; as two-bladed, two-celled, two-eared, two-flowered, twohand, two-headed, two-horse, two-leafed or two-leaved, two-legged, two-lobed, two-masted, two-named, two-part, two-petaled, two-pronged, two-seeded, two-sided, two-story, two-stringed, two-foothed, two-valved, two-winged, and the like. One or two, a phrase often used indefinitely for a small number.


Two , n. 1. The sum of one; the number next greater than one, and next less than three; two units or objects. 2. A symbol representing two units, as 2, II., or ii. In two, asunder; into parts; in halves; in twain; as, cut in two.

One and one; twice one.

The sum of one; the number next greater than one, and next less than three; two units or objects.


Usage Examples

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.

A father and two sons run Adelphia. It's a cable company. And they took from that company a billion dollars. A billion. Three people - three people took a billion dollars. What were they gonna do, start their own space program? 'Let's send the monkey to Mars, Dad!'

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.

A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.

A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.

A handful of works in history have had a direct impact on social policy: one or two works of Dickens, some of Zola, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' and, in modern drama, Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart.'

A good government implies two things first, fidelity to the objects of the government secondly, a knowledge of the means, by which those objects can be best attained.

A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.

Misspelled Form

two, rtwo, 5two, 6two, ytwo, gtwo, rwo, 5wo, 6wo, ywo, gwo, trwo, t5wo, t6wo, tywo, tgwo, tqwo, t2wo, t3wo, tewo, tawo, tswo, tqo, t2o, t3o, teo, tao, tso, twqo, tw2o, tw3o, tweo, twao, twso, twio, tw9o, tw0o, twpo, twlo, twi, tw9, tw0, twp, twl, twoi, two9, two0, twop, twol.

Other Usage Examples

A lot of what I've been learning in the last two years is due to therapy - about my sexuality, why things go wrong, why relationships haven't worked. It isn't anything to do with anybody else it's to do with me.

A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.

A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.

A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.

A lot has been written about Tony Perkins and myself and I figured, Let's get it straight. I had a relationship with Tony for two to three years, but those are only threads in the tapestry of my whole life.

'Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew, a troubled kid, who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than, ahem, Charles Manson!

'Teen Moms!' I started watching them like the first two seasons, and I stopped. I stopped because they are too young. I feel sorry for them. And I didn't watch that show 'Hoarders.' That thing would made my skin crawl.

A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.


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