Definition of as:

part of speech: conjunction

While; when; because.

part of speech: conjunction

Like; for example; when.

part of speech: conjunction

Similarly: for example: while: in like manner.

part of speech: adverb

Equally; in like manner; for example; because; similar to.

part of speech: conjunction


part of speech: conjunction

Rel. pro. from the Scand.

Usage examples for as:

  • And as to the money- Yes- the money! "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  • Is it as I thought? "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist).
  • As you once said- my baby isn't all Kildare!" "Kildares of Storm", Eleanor Mercein Kelly.
  • And so it was, as you will see. "The Red Fairy Book", Various.

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Judging correctly from experience; having ability to decide rightly what is best to say or do; discreet; skilful; learned; based on good judgment. ...