What does AS mean?

Definitions for AS
æz; unstressed əzAS

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arsenic, As, atomic number 33(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

  2. American Samoa, Eastern Samoa, AS(adverb)

    a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa

  3. equally, as, every bit(adverb)

    to the same degree (often followed by `as')

    "they were equally beautiful"; "birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly"; "sang as sweetly as a nightingale"; "he is every bit as mean as she is"


  1. As(n.)

    the chemical symbol for arsenic.


  1. AS(Noun)

    Maintenance service provided after the sale of a product

    Etymology: Reduced form of also, from eallswa. Cognate with as, as, als, als. More at also.

Webster Dictionary

  1. As

    denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to; in the same manner with or in which; in accordance with; in proportion to; to the extent or degree in which or to which; equally; no less than; as, ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil; you will reap as you sow; do as you are bidden

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  2. As

    in the idea, character, or condition of, -- limiting the view to certain attributes or relations; as, virtue considered as virtue; this actor will appear as Hamlet

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  3. As

    while; during or at the same time that; when; as, he trembled as he spoke

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  4. As

    because; since; it being the case that

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  5. As

    expressing concession. (Often approaching though in meaning)

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  6. As

    that, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  7. As

    as if; as though

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  8. As

    for instance; by way of example; thus; -- used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  9. As


    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  10. As

    expressing a wish

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  11. As(noun)

    an ace

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  12. As(noun)

    a Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces

    Etymology: [See Ace.]

  13. As(noun)

    a Roman copper coin, originally of a pound weight (12 oz.); but reduced, after the first Punic war, to two ounces; in the second Punic war, to one ounce; and afterwards to half an ounce

    Etymology: [See Ace.]


  1. As

    The as, also assarius was a bronze, and later copper, coin used during the Roman Republic and Roman Empire.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. As

    az, adv., conj., and pron. in that degree, so far, as ... as: the consequent in a co-relation expressing quantity, degree, &c., as ... as, such ... as, same ... as: since, because: when, while: expressing merely continuation or expansion, for instance: similarly: for example: while: in like manner: that, who, which (after such, same).—As concerning, As to, As for, so far as concerns; As it were, so to speak, in some sort; As much, the same; As well (as), just as much (as), equally (with). [A worn-down form of all-so, A.S. all-swá, wholly so.]

  2. As

    as, n. in Norse mythology, one of the gods, the inhabitants of Asgard:—pl. Aesir (ā′ser). [Ice. āss, a god (pl. æsir)—A.S. ōs, seen in such proper names as Oswold, Osric.]

  3. As

    as, n. Latin unit of weight, 12 ounces (L. unciæ): a copper coin, the unit of the early monetary system of Rome.

Editors Contribution

  1. as

    An adjective to express language.

    As they were so focused all day her future husband decided they could have pizza for tea..

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #36

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #106

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AS' in Adverbs Frequency: #25

Anagrams for AS »

  1. S.A., SA, Sa, s.a.

How to pronounce AS?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say AS in sign language?

  1. as


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of AS in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of AS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • حين, كَ, مثلما, لما, كما, مثل, عندما, كـَArabic
  • com, com que, ja que, tanCatalan, Valencian
  • jako, neboť, poněvadž, jak, zatímco, protože, jelikož, neb, takCzech
  • idet, da, som, siden, imens, eftersom, mens, så, lige såDanish
  • als, während, weil, da, wieGerman
  • όπως, καθώς, αφού, σαν, όπως καιGreek
  • laŭ, kiel, dum, kiam, kiom, ĉar, tielEsperanto
  • a medida que, ya que, igual de, como, que, mientras, debido a que, cuando, conforme, por, tanSpanish
  • به عنوان, بهPersian
  • kun, aikana, kuten, koska, yhtäFinnish
  • pendant que, car, comme, que, quand, au fur et à mesure que, puisque, lorsque, aussiFrench
  • chomhIrish
  • choScottish Gaelic
  • כמו, כי, באותו הרגע, בינתיים, כ־, כמה ש..., כל כךHebrew
  • ahogy, mint, amíg, -ként, mivel, ahogyan, ugyanis, amint, miközben, annyira, olyanHungarian
  • durante que, como, quanto, viste que, quando, a mesura que, tantoInterlingua
  • seperti, sebagaiIndonesian
  • er, þegar, þáIcelandic
  • come, mentre, siccome, a mano a mano che, quando, da, quanto, man mano che, tantoItalian
  • כפי שHebrew
  • ように, として, とJapanese
  • მაშინ როდესაც, როგორცGeorgian
  • 같이Korean
  • qasî, hindî, bi qasî, temetîKurdish
  • qua, ut, as, tamLatin
  • додека, како што, колку, како, кога, толку, такаMacedonian
  • se-Malay
  • eżatt kif, meta, kifMaltese
  • as, als, toen, omdat, in de rol van, zoals, want, terwijl, naarmate, aangezien, zoDutch
  • siden, da, når, mens, idet, som, likeNorwegian
  • podczas, jako, jakPolish
  • quanto, enquanto, visto que, como, já que, porque, assim que, quando, conforme, à medida que, asse, tanto, tãoPortuguese
  • ca și, în calitate de, deoarece, pe când, pe măsură ce, așa cum, fiindcă, ca, în timp ce, cum, când, pentru că, precum, la fel deRomanian
  • в то время как, поскольку, как только, когда, как, пока, так, настолько, в видеRussian
  • dok, kȁko, ка̏о, ка̏ко, jȅr, ка̀да, је̏р, kȁo, kolìko, za vrijeme, kȁd, kàda, pošto, колѝко, док, ка̀ко, ка̏д, за вријеме, зато што, zato štoSerbo-Croatian
  • keď, keďže, ako, takSlovak
  • ko, medtém ko, kot, kàkorSlovene
  • eftersom, då, när, under tiden, som, medan, likaSwedish
  • போன்றTamil
  • వంటిTelugu
  • olarak, gibiTurkish
  • як, коли, поки, як тільки, у той час як, у ролі, наче, оскільки, так, настількиUkrainian
  • nhưVietnamese
  • fwait a mzeure ki, come, sol tins ki, dismetant ki, puski, tins ki, a fwait ki, ossu, siWalloon
  • Chinese

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