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Definitions 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.   Like; for instance; in the character of; when; because; since.
  3.   a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
  4.   Than.
  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.   While; when; because.
  7.   Expressing concession. ( Often approaching though in meaning).
  8.   if; as though.
  9.   ( often followed by ` as') to the same degree; " they were equally beautiful"; " birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly"; " sang as sweetly as a nightingale"; (` every bit' is informal as in" he is every bit as mean as she is")
  10.   As if; as though.
  11.   Expressing a wish.
  12.   A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.
  13.   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.
  14.   1. Abbreviation for astigmatism or astigmatic, 2. Symbol of arsenum.
  15.   Similarly: for example: while: in like manner.
  16.   While; during or at the same time that; when; as, he trembled as he spoke.
  17.   Equally; in like manner; for example; because; similar to.
  18.   An ace.
  19.   Rel. pro. from the Scand.
  20.   The Roman pound of 12 ounces; a Roman bronze coin; an integer; a whole.
  21.   For instance; by way of example; thus; - used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations.
  22.   a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
  23.   Like; for example; when.
  24.   Like to; in the manner in which; when; for example; in the state of.
  25.   Because; since; it being the case that.
  26.   to the same degree ( often followed by ` as'); " they were equally beautiful"; " birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly"; " sang as sweetly as a nightingale"; " he is every bit as mean as she is"
  27.   That, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such.
  28.   Signifying agreement in manner in general; likeness of manner; for example; equally.
  29.   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.
  30.   Since.
  31.   The anc. Roman pound, consisting of twelve parts or ounces.

Quotes of as

  1. I believed in myself, and I've always worked very, very hard as an artist, and I am an artist in every sense of the word. – Erykah Badu
  2. And, of course, method is very important as is a high -quality specialist( trainer) working with you to keep you going in the right direction for your improvement and to help create results. – Sergei Bubka
  3. I haven't been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I've been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don't blow money. I don't have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I've already had that experience. – Jim Carrey
  4. I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much. – Lasse Hallstrom
  5. Somehow I got to be one of five or six actors that the directors would use as guinea pigs at this directing colloquium, where people pay to listen to and watch the directors direct. – Beth Henley
  6. A journey of four hundred and thirty miles can be made in any part of the United States, but in Turkey it takes as many days. – Ellsworth Huntington
  7. Our purpose, as we face these challenges, remains clear- fair and orderly markets that allow for efficient capital formation, while protecting the interests of investors. – Arthur Levitt
  8. As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes. – Marshall McLuhan
  9. Clinton and Obama practice this politics known quaintly as the Richard Speck strategy: if you cannot take on everyone in the room at once, take them out of the room one at a time. – Grover Norquist
  10. While many people think that we as reporters are whining and that this is a time of war, we are really the conveyors of truth in a very critical time and people need to know that truth. – Judd Rose
  11. This monument is going to be built as a symbol. – Bill Russell
  12. I think Chappelle set the bar when he came out with his show. To be as great as him or greater you have to push it a little further- as long as there's substance in terms of the material. – Aries Spears
  13. As far as talent goes, we had pretty much everything, and I think that's why this year was so successful. – Carrie Underwood
  14. For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. – Jim Walsh
  15. The government lied about inventing the HIV virus as a means of genocide against people of color. The government lied. – Jeremiah Wright

Usage examples for as

  1. It was better as it was. ” – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  2. “ I know as much about it as you do! ” – Among the Pond People by Clara Dillingham Pierson
  3. Not as I can see. ” – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  4. As if I did not know Mrs. Dare! ” – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. Oh, you must take it all as said, man! ” – Viviette by William J. Locke
  6. It was as Carlin said. ” – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  7. This is as hard for me as it can be for you. ” – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  8. As the heart, so is the life. ” – The Girl Wanted by Nixon Waterman
  9. You look as if you thought so. ” – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  10. And as for the mother! ” – The Dead Lake and Other Tales by Paul Heyse
  11. “ " It's as you like," he said- to her, not to me. ” – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  12. But life was not as it had been for Lenore Anderson. ” – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  13. Speak to me as Miss Dalton, or you shall not speak to me at all. ” – The Living Link by James De Mille
  14. It did, as you know. ” – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  15. “ He's one; but he is not so bad as Brayder. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. Much as John Jr. ” – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  17. “ " I think it would be quite as much so now. ” – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  18. As if I thought of that! ” – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  19. “ To me, as to all, it must come! ” – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  20. “ " Listen, Penny, you know as much about it as I do. ” – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt

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