Machine vs Too - What's the difference?

machine | too |


As a verb machine

is .

As a noun too is

work.

machine

Noun

(en noun)
  • A device that directs and controls energy, often in the form of movement or electricity, to produce a certain effect.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=A better waterworks, date=2013-06-01, volume=407, issue=8838
  • , page=5 (Technology Quarterly), magazine=(The Economist) citation , passage=An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine . Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.}}
  • (archaic) A vehicle operated mechanically; an automobile.
  • (telephony, abbreviation) An answering machine or, by extension, voice mail.
  • (computing) A computer.
  • (figuratively) A person or organisation that seemingly acts like a machine, being particularly efficient, single-minded, or unemotional.
  • Especially, the group that controls a political or similar organization; a combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use.
  • * Landor
  • The whole machine of government ought not to bear upon the people with a weight so heavy and oppressive.
  • Supernatural agency in a poem, or a superhuman being introduced to perform some exploit.
  • (Addison)
  • (euphemistic, obsolete) Penis.
  • {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=3 , He now resumes his attempts in more form: first, he put one of the pillows under me, to give the blank of his aim a more favourable elevation, and another under my head, in ease of it; then spreading my thighs, and placing himself standing between them, made them rest upon his hips; applying then the point of his machine to the slit, into which he sought entrance.}}

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    (Derived terms) * finite state machine * jet machine * machine bolt * machine code * machinegun * machine-gun * machine gun * machine instruction * machine language * machine learning * machine-made * machine of government * machine pistol * machine-readable * machine room * machine screw * machine shop * machine tool * machine-translation * machine translation * machine-washable * pinball machine * sewing machine * simple machine * slot machine

    Verb

    (machin)
  • to make by machinery.
  • to shape or finish by machinery.
  • Derived terms

    * machinist

    Anagrams

    * 1000 English basic words ----

    too

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (lb) Likewise.
  • *, chapter=16
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=The preposterous altruism too !
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-26, author=(Leo Hickman)
  • , volume=189, issue=7, page=26, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= How algorithms rule the world , passage=The use of algorithms in policing is one example of their increasing influence on our lives. And, as their ubiquity spreads, so too does the debate around whether we should allow ourselves to become so reliant on them – and who, if anyone, is policing their use.}}
  • (lb) Also; in addition.
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  • *:They burned the old gun that used to stand in the dark corner up in the garret, close to the stuffed fox that always grinned so fiercely. Perhaps the reason why he seemed in such a ghastly rage was that he did not come by his death fairly. Otherwise his pelt would not have been so perfect. And why else was he put away up there out of sight?—and so magnificent a brush as he had too .
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author=(Timothy Garton Ash)
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli , passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too . The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.}}
  • (lb) To an excessive degree; over; more than enough.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Yesterday’s fuel , passage=The dawn of the oil age was fairly recent. Although the stuff was used to waterproof boats in the Middle East 6,000 years ago, extracting it in earnest began only in 1859 after an oil strike in Pennsylvania.
  • To a high degree, very.
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  • Used to contradict a negative assertion.
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  • Usage notes

    * When used in their senses as degree adverbs, very'' and ''too'' never modify verbs; ''very much'' and ''too much do instead. * It is unusual but not unheard of for too in its senses of "likewise" or "also" to begin a sentence; when it does, though, it is invariably followed by a comma.

    Synonyms

    * as well, along with * excessively, extremely, overmuch, unnecessarily

    See also

    * too too

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