1. (adv. & conj.) 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.

2. (adv. & conj.) 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.

3. (adv. & conj.) While; during or at the same time that; when; as, he trembled as he spoke.

4. (adv. & conj.) Because; since; it being the case that.

5. (adv. & conj.) Expressing concession. (Often approaching though in meaning).

6. (adv. & conj.) That, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such.

7. (adv. & conj.) As if; as though.

8. (adv. & conj.) For instance; by way of example; thus; -- used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations.

9. (adv. & conj.) Than.

10. (adv. & conj.) Expressing a wish.

11. (n.) An ace.

12. (n.) A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.

13. (n.) 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.

ad eundem after this fashion along these lines as an example as an instance as long as as things go as well at what price because being being as how by what mode by what name cause ceteris paribus considering correspondingly equally equivalently evenly exempli gratia for for example for instance forasmuch as how identically in such wise in that in this way in what way inasmuch as indifferently insofar as insomuch as like now parce que proportionately seeing as how seeing that since so thus thus and so to illustrate whereas without distinction


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