WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
as well as
linking noun phrases
If you say that something is true of one person or thing as well as another, you are emphasizing that it is true not only of the second person or thing but also of the first one.
Women, as well as men, have the right to work.
linking adjectives
When you use as well as to link adjectives, you are emphasizing that something has not only the second quality but also the first one.
He is disorganised as well as rude.
linking clauses
You can use as well as in a similar way to link clauses. However, the second clause must be a clause beginning with an -ing form.
She manages the budget as well as ordering the equipment.
Be careful
Don't use a finite clause after as well as. Don't say, for example, ‘She manages the budget as well as she orders the equipment’.
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