As - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeɪ ˈes|  American pronunciation of the word as
Brit.  |æz|  British pronunciation of the word as

noun

- 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 (syn: arsenic)
- a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa

adverb

- to the same degree (often followed by `as')(syn: equally)

Examples

He was angry, but she was just as angry.

She spilled the milk just as she was getting up.

I met him as I was leaving.

He was employed as a teacher.

As a writer, he's wonderful.

This is regarded as his best novel.

He had often been ill as a child.

It tasted as grape juice but not as sweet.

Nylon is cheaper than leather, and it's just as strong.

He did the same thing as you.

He is a foreigner, as is evident from his accent.

As you can see, he is alone.

I must stop work now as I have to go out.

As you are ready, let's go.

The thought occurred to me as I was watching the procession.

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