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as

 
pronunciation:
aez
parts of speech:
adverb, conjunction, preposition
phrases:
as of
part of speech: adverb
definition: equally; to an equal degree.
He is smart, but his sister is just as smart.
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition 1: in the same way or manner that; to the same degree.
He doesn't love you as I do!
definition 2: at the same moment; when.
One machine stopped as the other machine started.
definition 3: because.
As I was tired, I went to bed.
definition 4: at a point during some action or during the same time period as another action.
As I was walking to work, I saw a car accident.As she was sleeping, her parents were packing for their trip.
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: in the position or function of.
He has a job as a mechanic.
phrase: as of