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    Definition of as in in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore as inSUPmost as in
    1. (conjunctive) In the sense of.
      1. Bow as in the weapon, not the front of a ship.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • It was an omen of things to come as in the 56th minute the visitors took the lead after a mix-up between Skrtel and Sotirios Kyrgiakos allowed Ebanks-Blake's through-ball to squeeze between them.
      • The taxbite on an income of $6498 in 1969, if tax rates had been exactly the same as in 1965
      • In China, as in India, Buddhism humanized the government and the people. It was a Chinese Emperor, Ming-Ti (a.d. 58-76), converted to Buddhism that abolished the penalty of death.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • As in Emily Dickinson there is too a fastidious precision of thought where unrhymes fill the purpose better than rhymes
      • As in take, taken; forgive, forgiven; prove, proven
      • As in Goethe's description of the lighthearted kind of resignation in Poetry and Truth, the end result of light-heartedness is the "blasphemous" implied conclusion that "all is vanity."
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. en as if
    2. en as is
    3. en as of
    4. en as to
    5. en do in
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    Meaning of as in for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "as in" is an adverb.
    Definiteness: Level 1
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