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Meaning & Definition of As in English

English

As

/æz/

noun

1. 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
    synonym:
  • arsenic
  • ,
  • As
  • ,
  • atomic number 33

2. A united states territory on the eastern part of the island of samoa

    synonym:
  • American Samoa
  • ,
  • Eastern Samoa
  • ,
  • AS

adverb

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • equally
  • ,
  • as
  • ,
  • every bit

Examples of using

As far as I know, he's an honest man.
He looked as if he hadn't eaten for days.
Witnesses provided detailed descriptions of the assailant.