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Definition of as:

  1. A Roman copper coin, originally of a pound weight ( 12 oz.); but reduced, after the first Punic war, to two ounces; in the second Punic war, to one ounce; and afterwards to half an ounce.
  2. A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.
  3. An ace.
  4. Because; since; it being the case that.
  5. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to; in the same manner with or in which; in accordance with; in proportion to; to the extent or degree in which or to which; equally; no less than; as, ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil; you will reap as you sow; do as you are bidden.
  6. Expressing a wish.
  7. Expressing concession. ( Often approaching though in meaning).
  8. For instance; by way of example; thus; - used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations.
  9. if; as though.
  10. In the idea, character, or condition of, - limiting the view to certain attributes or relations; as, virtue considered as virtue; this actor will appear as Hamlet.
  11. Than.
  12. That, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such.
  13. While; during or at the same time that; when; as, he trembled as he spoke.

Synonyms:

inasmuch as, evenly, equally, atomic number 33, arsenic, arsenous anhydride, since, arsenic trioxide, for, ratsbane, comparatively, American Samoa, white arsenic, arsenous oxide, being, Eastern Samoa, every bit, because.

  • while (part of speech: adverb)

Usage examples:

  • " Not to me- as yet.

    - "Marion's Faith.", Charles King.
  • As for me, I can't do it.

    - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
  • " I don't think as they was," said Bunfit.

    - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.