Definition for As

as, adv. [reduced form of OE alsw√° < all-so, wholly so, quite so, just so; see also, adv.] (webplay: appoint, as far as we can see, as he spoke, as if, be as Gods, bliss, can, commanded, deal, do, equal, equally, even, examination, explained, formerly, Garden of Eden, good, great, knowing, like, manner, office, relations, require, same, time, uncertain, while).

  1. So; equally; that amount; to that degree; to the same extent.
  2. Phrases. “As [adv.] as”: thus … like; so … like; in that degree; to that extent; in the same manner.
  3. Phrase. “Much as”: similar to; like it did; to the degree of.
  4. Phrase. “So much as”: even.
  5. Phrase. “As well”: also; in the same way.
  6. Phrase. “As yet”: until now; up to this time.

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