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Definitions of as

  1. That. As if, as it would be if; as to. as for, with respect to. As though, as if. As well as, equally with. As yet, till now. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. An ace. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The Roman pound of 12 ounces; a Roman bronze coin; an integer; a whole. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The anc. Roman pound, consisting of twelve parts or ounces. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. As if; as though. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. While; when; because. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Similarly: for example: while: in like manner. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Rel. pro. from the Scand. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Like; for example; when. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Signifying agreement in manner in general; likeness of manner; for example; equally. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. While; during or at the same time that; when; as, he trembled as he spoke. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Because; since; it being the case that. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Expressing concession. (Often approaching though in meaning). Webster Dictionary DB
  17. That, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Than. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Expressing a wish. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. if; as though. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. For instance; by way of example; thus; - used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Like; for instance; in the character of; when; because; since. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Equally; in like manner; for example; because; similar to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. Like to; in the manner in which; when; for example; in the state of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for as

  1. It did, as you know. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  2. As if I thought of that! – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
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