part of speech: adverb

definition 1: in equal measure; to the same extent.

  • I was very angry last night, but I don’t feel as angry today.

definition 2: for example; for instance.

  • Some sports, as baseball, require the use of a bat.


part of speech: conjunction

definition 1: in the same way or manner that; to the same degree that.

  • She reads a lot, as does he.

definition 2: at the moment; when.

  • Tom stopped as Jerry started.

definition 3: though.

  • Wicked as he is, we love him still.

definition 4: because.

  • As I was tired, I went to bed.


part of speech: preposition

definition: in the role of.

  • He has a job as a newspaper carrier.

phrase: as of