|a. or pron||1.||The one and the other; the two; the pair, without exception of either.|
He will not bear the loss of his rank, because he can bear the loss of his estate; but he will bear both, because he is prepared for both.
|conj.||1.||As well; not only; equally.|
|Adj.||1.||both - (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two; "both girls are pretty"|