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1. One more time; again. He went over the plan once more, stressing the importance of getting the details exactly right. I read the instructions once more, just in case there was anything I might have missed. You're getting very good at playing that song, Samantha. Once more, please.
2. A phrase used when something is being repeated. Once more, everyone: this paper is due on Thursday, not Friday, as you were originally told.
once moreand one more time
Please do it one more time. Mary: You sang that line beautifully, Fred. Now, once more. Fred: I'm really tired of all this rehearsing. John (finishing practicing his speech): How was that? Sue: Good! One more time, though. John: I'm getting bored with it.
once aˈgain/once ˈmoreone more time; another time: Once again the train was late. ♢ Let me hear it just once more.
1. Another time; again: Could you repeat yourself once more?
2. As usual; in typical fashion: Once more, you've proven yourself inept at chess.