Synonyms of as in English:

as


See definition of as

conjunction

1‘she caught a glimpse of him as he disappeared’

SYNONYMS

while, just as, even as, at the time that, at the same time that, at the moment that, during the time that, just when

simultaneously

2‘there were some who felt as Frank did’

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in the way that, in the same way that, the way, the same way, in the manner that, in the same manner that

informal like

3‘do as you're told’

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what

archaic that which

4‘the athletes were free to compete again, as the case against them had not been proved’

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because, since, seeing that, seeing as, considering that, on account of the fact that, in view of the fact that, owing to the fact that

informal on account of

literary for

archaic forasmuch

5‘try as she did, she couldn't laugh’

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although, though, even if, even though, in spite of the fact that, despite the fact that, notwithstanding the fact that, notwithstanding that, for all that, while, whilst, albeit, however

6‘trains compete successfully with the airlines over short distances, as Paris to Lyons’

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such as, like, for instance, for example, e.g., to give an instance, to give an example, by way of illustration, as an illustration

7‘I'm away a lot, as you know’

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which, a fact which, something which


preposition

1‘he was dressed as a policeman’

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in the guise of, with the appearance of, in the character of, so as to appear to be

2‘I'm speaking to you as your friend’

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in the role of, being, acting as, functioning as


Phrases

    as against

      ‘37 per cent said yes, as against 64 per cent in 1994’

      SYNONYMS

      compared to, compared with, by contrast with, next to, against, beside

    as for/as to

      ‘as for composts, he recommends peat-free varieties’

      SYNONYMS

      concerning, respecting, with respect to, on the subject of, as regards, regarding, with reference to, re, in regard to, with regard to, apropos, in the matter of, in connection with

      vis-à-vis

      in re

    as it were

      ‘the street plan evolved, as it were, by natural selection’

      SYNONYMS

      so to speak, in a manner of speaking, in a way, in some way or other, to some extent, so to say

      informal

      sort of

    as yet

      ‘there is no sign of them as yet’

      SYNONYMS

      so far, thus far, yet, still, even now, up till now, up to now, until now, up to the present time