Dictionary Suite


parts of speech:
adverb, conjunction, pronoun, preposition
as good as
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: equally; to the same extent or degree.
Music is important in a culture, but certainly literature is as important.I felt bad last night, but I don't feel as bad today.
definition 2: for example; for instance.
Some sports, as baseball, require the use of a bat.
definition 3: in the way expected or agreed on.
He acted as directed.
part of speech: conjunction
definition 1: in the same way or manner that; to the same degree that.
She learns as fast as he does.He doesn't love you as I do.
definition 2: at the moment; when.
One machine stopped as the other started.
definition 3: during the time that; while.
As I was looking out the window, I saw a rabbit run across the yard.They talked the whole time as the baby slept.
definition 4: though.
Wicked as he is, we love him still.
definition 5: because.
As I did not love him, I left him.
phrase: as good as
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: that, which, or who (usu. prec. by "such" or "same").
They have the same temperament as their mother has.
definition 2: a fact that.
As you know, I have resigned.
part of speech: preposition
definition: in the function or position of.
He is serving as temporary director.