[æz;əz] or [æz,əz]
(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.
(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.
(adv. & conj.) While; during or at the same time that; when; as, he trembled as he spoke.
(adv. & conj.) Because; since; it being the case that.
(adv. & conj.) Expressing concession. (Often approaching though in meaning).
(adv. & conj.) That, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such.
(adv. & conj.) As if; as though.
(adv. & conj.) For instance; by way of example; thus; -- used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations.
(adv. & conj.) Than.
(adv. & conj.) Expressing a wish.
(n.) An ace.
(n.) A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.
(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. . In the manner that.. Like, similar to, for example, of the same kind with, in the same manner with.. Viewed like, taken in the character of, considered in the state of.. While, during the time that, at the same time that.. Because, since, for the reason that.. To the degree that, in the same proportion that.. Being of the kind which, being of the class who.
adv. conj. and pron. in that degree so far as ... as: the consequent in a co-relation expressing quantity degree &c. as ... as such ... as same ... as: since because: when while: expressing merely continuation or expansion for instance: similarly: for example: while: in like manner: that who which (after such same).—As concerning As to As for so far as concerns; As it were so to speak in some sort; As much the same; As well (as) just as much (as) equally (with).
n. in Norse mythology one of the gods the inhabitants of Asgard:—pl. Aesir (ā′ser).
n. Latin unit of weight 12 ounces (L. unci): a copper coin the unit of the early monetary system of Rome.
- As a walking companion, Emma had very early foreseen how useful she might find her. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- She had always a new bonnet on, and flowers bloomed perpetually in it, or else magnificent curling ostrich feathers, soft and snowy as camellias. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- I told his impudence that the gilt pestle and mortar was quite ornament enough; as if I was born, indeed, to be a country surgeon's wife! 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- As shown in the original designs, Fig. 116, she is a double ender, whose sides were to be 5 feet thick. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- The wind, indeed, seemed made for the scene, as the scene seemed made for the hour. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- You will wring no more hearts as you wrung mine. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- Reason is wholly inactive, and can never be the source of so active a principle as conscience, or a sense of morals. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- They possess significance only as movements toward something away from what is now going on. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- I am also to take it as a matter of fact that the proposal to withdraw from the engagement came, in the first instance, from YOU? 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- It was generally believed that there would be a flurry; that some of the extreme Southern States would go so far as to pass ordinances of secession. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- He bucked her out along the shore Qf the lake and as soon as she was reasonable they went on back along the trail. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- Animal and vegetable matter buried in the depth of the earth sometimes undergoes natural distillation, and as a result gas is formed. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- The boy's eyes had lighted with pleasure as I spoke, and I saw him glance from his rusty trappings to the magnificence of my own. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- In each bladder was a small quantity of dried peas, or little pebbles, as I was afterwards informed. 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- Dose, teaspoonful to one-half wineglassful, as needed. 威廉K.戴维. 智者、化学家和伟大医生的秘密.
- He is not quite such an ass as I have hitherto supposed. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- It was almost as amusing to the Victorian English as the story of Balaam's ass. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Oh, what an ass I have been! 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- As to Twemlow, he is so sensible of being a much better bred man than Veneering, that he considers the large man an offensive ass. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- My dear Rosy, you don't expect me to talk much to such a conceited ass as that, I hope, said Lydgate, brusquely. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- He is the greatest ass in the world. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- He is an ass, and I am an invalid, and we are likely to make all sorts of mistakes between us. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- I shall always delight to meet an ass after my own heart when I shall have finished my travels. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Did Judy really think you could bring yourself to marry that portentous little ass? 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- But what in the name of the devil is your ass of a coachman keeping us here for? 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- An ass,' said the doctor again, after a further silence of some minutes. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- What steadiness could I expect from such an ass as Worcester? 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- Mr. Jinks,' said the magistrate gravely, 'you are an ass. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- I speak now, of course, in the supposition that the gentle reader has not been abroad, and therefore is not already a consummate ass. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Captain Billings, he drawled finally, if you will pardon my candor, I might remark that you are something of an ass. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.