WordReference can't translate this exact phrase, but click on each word to see its meaning:
We could not find the full phrase you were looking for.
The entry for "as" is displayed below.
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
as1 /æz; unstressed əz/USA pronunciation
to the same degree or extent that: I like to do as I please.
in the degree or manner of; in the same degree or manner that: Do as we do.
at the same time that;
- to the same degree or amount;
equally:It costs three times as much.
- for example:a number of spring flowers, as the tulip.
- thought or considered to be: the square as distinct from the rectangle.
- in the manner indicated: She sang as promised.
when: Pay as you enter.
because: As you are leaving last, lock the door.
though:Strange as it seems, it is true.
[so + adjective + ~ + to + verb] that the result or effect was: His voice was so loud as to make everyone stare.
[the same + ~] that;
which: I have the same trouble as you had.
a fact that: She spoke the truth, as can be proved.
in the role, function, job, or status of:to act as leader.
to the same degree or extent that:Quick as a flash he was out the door.
by way of; for (a reason):I bought you this toy as a special treat.
A.S., an abbreviation of:
- Idiomsas … as, [~ + adjective/adverb + ~] (used to express similarity or equality between one person or thing and another): She is as rich as Croesus ( = She and Croesus are equally or similarly rich).
- Idiomsas far as, to the degree or extent that: It is an excellent plan, as far as I can tell.
- Idiomsas for or as to, with respect to;
as good as:
concerning: As for staying away, I wouldn't think of it.
- equivalent to: It now works as good as new.
- true to;
trustworthy as: He has always been as good as his word.
- Idiomsas if or as though, as it would be if:It was as if the world had come to an end.
- Idiomsas is, in whatever condition something is in when offered, esp. if damaged:You must buy the car as is.
- Idiomsas it were, in a way; so to speak: He became, as it were, a man without a country.
- Idiomsas of, beginning on;
on and after;
from: This price is effective as of next Sunday.
- as being what is indicated;
in that capacity;
because of what someone or something is: An officer of the law, as such, is entitled to respect (= An officer of the law, because he or she is an officer of the law, is entitled to respect).
- in itself or in themselves: The job, as such, does not appeal to me. (= The job, being the kind of job it is, does not appeal to me.)
- Idiomsas yet, up to the present time:I don't, as yet, have a decent salary.
Associate in Science.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
as /æz; (unstressed) əz/ conj (subordinating)
adv , conj
- (often preceded by just) while; when; at the time that: he caught me as I was leaving
- in the way that: dancing as only she can
- that which; what: I did as I was told
- (of) which fact, event, etc (referring to the previous statement): to become wise, as we all know, is not easy
- as it were ⇒ in a way; so to speak; as if it were really so
- since; seeing that
- in the same way that: he died of cancer, as his father had done
- for instance: capital cities, as London
- used correlatively before an adjective or adverb and before a noun phrase or a clause to indicate identity of extent, amount, etc: she is as heavy as her sister, she is as heavy now as she used to be
- used with this sense after a noun phrase introduced by the same: she is the same height as her sister
Etymology: Old English alswā likewise; see alsoUSAGE
- in the role of; being: as his friend, I am probably biased
- as for, as to ⇒ with reference to: as for my past, I'm not telling you anything
- as if, as though ⇒ as it would be if: he talked as if he knew all about it
- as is, as it is ⇒ in the existing state of affairs
- as was ⇒ in a previous state
See also note in entry like1
as /æs/ n
Etymology: 17th Century: from Latin ās unity, probably of Etruscan origin
- an ancient Roman unit of weight approximately equal to 1 pound troy (373 grams)
- the standard monetary unit and copper coin of ancient Rome
AS abbreviation for
- Also: A.S. Anglo-Saxon
As symbol for
a, A /eɪ/ n ( pl a's, A's, As)
- the first letter and first vowel of the modern English alphabet
- any of several speech sounds represented by this letter, in English as in take, bag, calm, shortage, or cobra
- Also called: alpha the first in a series, esp the highest grade or mark, as in an examination
- from A to Z ⇒ from start to finish, thoroughly and in detail
a /ə; (stressed or emphatic) eɪ/ determiner (indefinite article; used before an initial consonant)
- used preceding a singular countable noun, if the noun is not previously specified or known: a dog, a terrible disappointment
- used preceding a noun or determiner of quantity: a cupful, a dozen eggs, a great many, to read a lot
- preceded by once, twice, several times, etc: each or every; per: once a day, fifty pence a pound
- a certain; one: to change policy at a stroke, a Mr Jones called
- (preceded by not) any at all: not a hope
'as like' also found in these entries: