Synonyms of as in English:

as


See definition of as

conjunction

1‘she caught a glimpse of him as he disappeared’

SYNONYMS
while, just as, even as, at the time that, at the same time that, at the moment that, during the time that, just when
simultaneously

2‘there were some who felt as Frank did’

SYNONYMS
in the way that, in the same way that, the way, the same way, in the manner that, in the same manner that
informal like

3‘do as you're told’

SYNONYMS
what
archaic that which

4‘the athletes were free to compete again, as the case against them had not been proved’

SYNONYMS
because, since, seeing that, seeing as, considering that, on account of the fact that, in view of the fact that, owing to the fact that
informal on account of
literary for
archaic forasmuch

5‘try as she did, she couldn't laugh’

SYNONYMS
although, though, even if, even though, in spite of the fact that, despite the fact that, notwithstanding the fact that, notwithstanding that, for all that, while, whilst, albeit, however

6‘trains compete successfully with the airlines over short distances, as Paris to Lyons’

SYNONYMS
such as, like, for instance, for example, e.g., to give an instance, to give an example, by way of illustration, as an illustration

7‘I'm away a lot, as you know’

SYNONYMS
which, a fact which, something which

preposition

1‘he was dressed as a policeman’

SYNONYMS
in the guise of, with the appearance of, in the character of, so as to appear to be

2‘I'm speaking to you as your friend’

SYNONYMS
in the role of, being, acting as, functioning as

Phrases

    as for/as to

    ‘as for composts, he recommends peat-free varieties’


    SYNONYMS

    concerning, respecting, with respect to, on the subject of, as regards, regarding, with reference to, re, in regard to, with regard to, apropos, in the matter of, in connection with

    vis-à-vis

    in re

    as against

    ‘37 per cent said yes, as against 64 per cent in 1994’


    SYNONYMS

    compared to, compared with, by contrast with, next to, against, beside

    as it were

    ‘the street plan evolved, as it were, by natural selection’


    SYNONYMS

    so to speak, in a manner of speaking, in a way, in some way or other, to some extent, so to say

    informal

    sort of

    as yet

    ‘there is no sign of them as yet’


    SYNONYMS

    so far, thus far, yet, still, even now, up till now, up to now, until now, up to the present time