also

Adv.
1. (folglich) so, therefore, consequently; also blieb er zu Hause so he stayed at home; sie war jung, also auch unerfahren she was young, and therefore inexperienced; ich denke, also bin ich I think, therefore I am
2. zusammenfassend: lassen wir’s also let’s leave it then; du kommst also nicht? you’re not coming then?; es ist also wahr? it’s true then (, is it)?; du gehst also doch? so you’re going after all?; er mag modernere Komponisten, also Berio, Cage ... he likes more modern composers ─ Berio, Cage ...
3. umg.; empört: also bitte! well really!; abschließend: also dann! right then!; nachgebend: also gut oder schön! all right (then), Am. umg. alright (then), okay (then); also, los! let’s get going then; also, wie gesagt so, as I was saying (oder I say); also, wenn du mich fragst (well,) if you ask me; na also! what did I say?; anerkennend: auch there you go; na also(, da haben wir’s ja)! there we are (, see?)
4. altm. (so) thus, so allg.
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then (Adv.); so (Konj.)
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ạl|so ['alzo]
1. conj
1) (= folglich) so, therefore

er war Künstler, ein hochsensibler Mensch also — he was an artist, (and) therefore a highly sensitive person

2) (old = so, folgendermaßen) thus
2. adv
so; (nach Unterbrechung anknüpfend) well; (zusammenfassend, erklärend) that is

also doch — so ... after all

du machst es also? — so you'll do it then?

also wie ich schon sagte — well (then), as I said before

3. interj
(verwundert, entrüstet, auffordernd) well; (drohend) just

also, dass du dich ordentlich benimmst! — (you) just see that you behave yourself!

also doch! — so he/they etc did!

na also! — there you are!, you see?

also, ich habs doch gewusst! — I knew it!

also nein! — (oh) no!

also nein, dass sie sich das gefallen lässt — my God, she can't put up with that!

also gut or schön — well all right then

also dann! — right then!

also so was! — well (I never)!

also so eine Frechheit! — what impudence!

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1) (an expression used for calming people etc: `Now then,' said the policeman, `what's going on here?') now then
2) ((and) therefore: John had a bad cold, so I took him to the doctor; `So you think you'd like this job, then?' `Yes.'; And so they got married and lived happily ever after.) so
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al·so
[ˈalzo]
I. adv (folglich) so, therefore form
es regnet, \also bleiben wir zu Hause it's raining, so we'll stay at home
II. part
1. (nun ja) well
[ja] \also, zuerst gehen Sie geradeaus und dann ... ok, first you go straight ahead and then ...
2. (tatsächlich) so
er hat \also doch nicht die Wahrheit gesagt! so he wasn't telling the truth after all!
kommst du \also mit? so are you coming [then]?
3. (aber)
\also, dass du dich ordentlich benimmst! now, see that you behave yourself!
\also so was! well [I never]!
\also, jetzt habe ich langsam genug von deinen Eskapaden! now look here, I've had enough of your escapades!
4. (na)
\also warte, Bürschchen, wenn ich dich kriege! just you wait, sunshine, till I get my hands on you!
\also gut [o schön] well, OK, [well,] all right
\also dann, ...! so ..., well then ...
\also dann, mach's gut! oh well, take care!
5.
\also doch! you see!
\also doch, wie ich's mir dachte! you see! just as I thought!
na \also! just as I thought!
wird's bald? na \also! get moving! at last!
\also nein! no!
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1.
Adverb (folglich) so; therefore

also kommst du mit? — so you're coming too?

2.
Partikel
1) (das heißt) that is
2) (nach Unterbrechung) well [then]

also, wie ich schon sagte — well [then], as I was saying

3) (verstärkend)

also, kommst du jetzt oder nicht? — well, are you coming now or not?

na also! — there you are[, you see]

also schön — well all right then

also so was/nein! — well, I don't know; well, really

also, gute Nacht — goodnight then

also dann — right then

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also adv
1. (folglich) so, therefore, consequently;
also blieb er zu Hause so he stayed at home;
sie war jung, also auch unerfahren she was young, and therefore inexperienced;
ich denke, also bin ich I think, therefore I am
2. zusammenfassend:
lassen wir’s also let’s leave it then;
du kommst also nicht? you’re not coming then?;
es ist also wahr? it’s true then (, is it)?;
du gehst also doch? so you’re going after all?;
er mag modernere Komponisten, also Berio, Cage … he likes more modern composers — Berio, Cage …
3. umg; empört:
also bitte! well really!; abschließend:
also dann! right then!; nachgebend:
also gut oder
schön! all right (then), US umg alright (then), okay (then);
also, los! let’s get going then;
also, wie gesagt so, as I was saying (oder I say);
also, wenn du mich fragst (well,) if you ask me;
na also! what did I say?; anerkennend: auch there you go;
na also(, da haben wir’s ja)! there we are (, see?)
4. obs (so) thus, so allg
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1.
Adverb (folglich) so; therefore

also kommst du mit? — so you're coming too?

2.
Partikel
1) (das heißt) that is
2) (nach Unterbrechung) well [then]

also, wie ich schon sagte — well [then], as I was saying

3) (verstärkend)

also, kommst du jetzt oder nicht? — well, are you coming now or not?

na also! — there you are[, you see]

also schön — well all right then

also so was/nein! — well, I don't know; well, really

also, gute Nacht — goodnight then

also dann — right then

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adv.
so adv.

Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch. 2013.

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