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I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science.
Michelangelo Antonioni

Meaning of "as far as" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS FAR AS

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WHAT DOES AS FAR AS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of as far as in the English dictionary

The first definition of as far as in the dictionary is to the degree or extent that. Other definition of as far as is to the distance or place of. As far as is also with reference to; as for.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS FAR AS

as a rule
as a whole
as against
as alike as chalk and cheese
as all that
as best one can
as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as I can see
as for
as from
as good as
as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how
as if
as is

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS FAR AS

as good as
as long as
as soon as
as well as
being as
even as
forasmuch as
in so far as
inasmuch as
insofar as
much as
so as
such as

Synonyms and antonyms of as far as in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as far as» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS FAR AS

Find out the translation of as far as to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as far as from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as far as» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

据,直到...为止
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en lo que / hasta donde
570 millions of speakers

English

as far as
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जहां तक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بقدر ما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

так далеко как
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão longe quanto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যতদূর সম্ভব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en ce qui concerne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sejauh mana
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

soweit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

限り
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

까지 로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka adoh minangka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như xa như
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இதுவரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिथपर्यंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kadarıyla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fino a
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ile
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

так далеко як
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în măsura în care
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όσο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

so ver as
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

så långt som
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så langt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as far as

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS FAR AS»

The term «as far as» is very widely used and occupies the 258 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS FAR AS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «as far as» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «as far as» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as far as

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10 QUOTES WITH «AS FAR AS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as far as.
1
Yolanda Adams
When you win a Grammy... you're thinking about you winning. It is amazing. Your peers and folks in the record business are saying, 'This is what we think of you.' And that's why the Grammy will always be, to me, the ultimate in what you get as far as a music trophy, because it is the one.
2
Bashar al-Assad
As far as we are concerned, we Syria have not changed.
3
Michelangelo Antonioni
I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science.
4
Maria Bamford
As far as I can tell, comedians are pretty serious people, and that's why they make fun of things all of the time.
5
Ben Bradlee
The biggest difference between Kennedy and Nixon, as far as the press is concerned, is simply this: Jack Kennedy really liked newspaper people and he really enjoyed sparring with journalists.
6
Action Bronson
As far as rap, I was more of a Mobb Deep guy rather than a Tribe guy.
7
Raquel Cassidy
Potentially, you do inhabit different worlds. And while there are no specific roles I'm burning to play, as far as acting in the future goes, I'd really like to have done searing work.
8
Ray Charles
I'm a firm believer in God himself, but that's as far as I can go. I'm not any denomination. I'm not Catholic or Presbyterian or Baptist or Methodist or Jewish or Muslim. I'm none of those things. And I'm sure that's just fine with God.
9
Guy Clark
There aren't any rules, as far as anything-and that applies especially to writing songs, whatever gets the point across. So you're just kind of brought up to feel-in any field, if you say you can do it, do it. There it is.
10
Francis Collins
So much of what we are currently seeing as far as human suffering and misery comes from diseases that should have been preventable but were not.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS FAR AS»

Discover the use of as far as in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as far as and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Longleaf, as Far as the Eye Can See
Longleaf, as Far as the Eye Can See
Bill Finch, Beth Young, Rhett Johnson, John C. Hall, 2012
2
As Far as You Can Go Without a Passport: The View from the ...
Homespun humor about the way we live, from the pleasant futility of salmon fishing and the joys of Halloween, to quiet afternoons with soap opera families and endless nights in pursuit of trivia
Tom Bodett, 1986
3
As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me: The Extraordinary True ...
Only a remarkable will to survive, and a bit of luck, allowed him to reach the safety of the Persian border. The resulting story is a r.
Josef M. Bauer, 2013
4
As Far as I Remember
They relate the story of his internment as an enemy alien in 1940 and of his subsequent release and service as a pilot in the Royal Air Force until the end of World War II. The author then returned to Cambridge to finish his law degree and ...
Michael Kerr, 2002
5
As Far as I Know
One of the most striking poems in this new collection is a reworking of his famous 1960s poem 'let Me Die a Youngman's Death' this time entitled 'Not For Me a Youngmans's Death'.
Roger McGough, 2012
6
As Far as You Know
Life is difficult for fifteen-year-old Serena Coleman since her parents left her alone to raise her younger sister.
Carolann Plank, 2012
7
As Far As the Eye Can Reach: Lewis and Clark's Westward Quest
Recounts the journey across the unexplored territory west of the Mississippi River undertaken by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the early eighteen hundreds by order of President Jefferson. Reprint.
Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, 2004
8
As Far As You Can Go
This is a novel by the author of 'Honour Thy Father'.
Lesley Glaister, 2005
9
Land, As Far As the Eye Can See: Portuguese in the Old West
For more than a century the history of the American Frontier, particularly the West, has been the speciality of the Arthur H. Clark Company.
Donald Warrin, Geoffrey L. Gomes, 2001
10
Art as Far as the Eye Can See
Art as Far as the Eye Can See puts art back where it matters -- at the center of politics.
Paul Virilio, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS FAR AS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as far as is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ethiopia: 'As Far As You Are Seriously Engaged in Your Duties …
Ethiopia: 'As Far As You Are Seriously Engaged in Your Duties, There Is a Possibility of Achieving Your Goals,' - Dr. Feleke Woldeyes, Arba ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Niall Horan As An Actor? One Direction Solo Projects Go Hollywood
As far as past acting offers go, Niall Horan was rumored to be a possible contender as a judge on X-Factor when Louis Walsh retired — along ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
3
Decoding Kit Harington's Wimbledon locks: celebrity haircuts as …
Christina Hendricks went blond when Mad Men finished and, as far as anyone can tell, Vincent Kartheiser has so far resisted the urge to keep ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Greek Bank Vortex Threatens Deal Hopes
... their liquidity is frozen, the cogs of the economy stick and squeal and any economic activity avoids the banks as far as possible. An unusable ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
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As far as pranks, it's best to be the hammer and not the nail
I never had much of a chance to pull a good one in school, since my father was my superintendent, and any trouble I would get into at school ... «Claremore Daily Progress, Jul 15»
6
Ten takeaways from the USA win against Guatemala
As far as warm-up matches go, the U.S. national soccer team's 4-0 win over Guatemala went about as well as Jurgen Klinsmann could have ... «SportingNews.com, Jul 15»
7
Confederate flag is far away from Smithton track
As far as she is concerned, the U.S. flag is the only one that matters. When she arrived to compete Friday, she was wearing a T-shirt that said: ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
8
Wimbledon: White Still Not Right as Far as Players Are Concerned
Even Roger Federer, the seven-time champion and a lifelong admirer of the All England Club's traditions, has ramped up his criticism of the ... «NDTVSports.com, Jul 15»
9
Alaska wildfires burn 2 million acres, sending smoke as far as South …
In what is likely to be Alaska's worst wildfire season on record, an estimated 1.88 million acres have already been scorched by 617 different ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
10
Mike Strange: Nike excitement is fine, as far as it goes
Customers wait in line to purchase items inside the Vol Shop at Neyland Stadium Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The University of Tennessee ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Jul 15»

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