as

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'AS': /ˌeɪˈɛs/; 'as': strong: /ˈæz/, weak: /əz/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/æz; unstressed əz/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(adv., conj., pron., prep.<.pos>az; unstressed əz; n. as)



Inflections of 'as' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": asses
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as

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
additional examples
  1. strange as it [may seem, seems]
  2. as [mentioned, stated] above
  3. (do) as you [like, want, wish]
  4. as (I) mentioned [earlier, previously, above]
  5. works as a [teacher, lawyer, councillor]
  6. as you say, [we must, it's a case of]
  7. bought it as a [present, treat, gift]
  8. (please) do as I say
  9. [arrived, came in] as he was [leaving, driving off]
  10. [came, did, paid] as promised
  11. [like, leave, keep] it as (it) is
  12. as you [know, can see]
  13. as much as I would like to I [can't, won't]
  14. as [quickly, early, well] as possible
  15. as far as I [know, am aware, remember]
  16. as far as the eye can see
  17. as [tall, quick, intelligent] as
  18. (as) [sly, big, quiet, pretty] as a [fox, house, mouse, picture]
  19. as good as [new, dead, lost, gold]
  20. as sweet as [a nut, can be]
  21. not [quite, nearly] as [good, tall] as
  22. (not) as [tall, smart] as [me, his brother]
  23. (not) as [good] as [I imagined, you thought]
  24. as much as you [like, want, choose]
  25. [twice, three times] as much
  26. as if!
  27. such as [this, these, yours]
  28. such as (what)?
  29. as for him, he can (do what he likes)
  30. effective as of [this Sunday, 1st January]
  31. it's just as well
  32. slang, UK: (was) sweet as!
conj
  1. strange as it [may seem, seems]
  2. (do) as you [like, want, wish]
  3. works as a [teacher, lawyer, councillor]
  4. bought it as a [present, treat, gift]
  5. [arrived, came in] as he was [leaving, driving off]
  6. [like, leave, keep] it as (it) is
adv
  1. [twice, three times] as much
  2. such as [this, these, yours]
  3. such as (what)?
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