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The railroad originally was as completely dissociated from steam propulsion as was the ship.
John Moody

Meaning of "as was" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS WAS

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS WAS

as much
as near as damn it
as often as not
as old as the hills
as one man
as opposed to sth
as per
as per usual
as regards
as right as a trivet
as soon as
as straight as a die
as such
as the case may be
as the crow flies
as though
as well
as well as
as yet
as you were

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS WAS

as
as far as
as good as
as long as
as soon as
as well as
Bahamas
canvas
Christmas
Dallas
Dias
extras
gas
has
Honduras
in so far as
Kansas
Las Vegas
tiswas
was

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

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Translation of «as was» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS WAS

Find out the translation of as was to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as was 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 was» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

因为是
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como era
570 millions of speakers

English

as was
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के रूप में था
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كما كان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

как это было
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

como era
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যেমন ছিল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de même que
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Seperti yang berlaku
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ebenso wie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

あったように
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

있다는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như là
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என இருந்தது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होता म्हणून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Olduğu gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

come era
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tak jak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

як це було
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

așa cum a fost
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όπως ήταν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

soos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

som var
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

som var
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as was

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS WAS»

The term «as was» is very widely used and occupies the 18.200 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS WAS» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «AS WAS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as was.
1
Jane Asher
I was always very determined, as was my husband, that we wouldn't let any of our children act when they were young.
2
Saint Basil
Just as we would have no need of the farmer's labor and toil if we were living amid the delights of paradise, so also we would not require the medical art for relief if we were immune to disease, as was the case, by God's gift, at the time of Creation before the Fall.
3
John le Carre
Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news.
4
Drake
People like to build their own story about my life. I don't know if it makes them feel better, or if it makes it okay for them to not like me, but the last thing I grew up as was rich.
5
Gene Hackman
My grandfather had been a newspaper reporter, as was my uncle. They were pretty good writers and so I thought maybe somewhere down the line I would do some writing.
6
Kevin Kline
I totally related to Cole Porter's magnetic pull to any piano that was in the room, which he was famous for doing, as was Gershwin. You couldn't drag them away from a piano.
7
James Longstreet
Bad as was being shot by some of our own troops in the battle of the Wilderness, - that was an honest mistake, one of the accidents of war, - being shot at, since the war, by many officers, was worse.
8
Marvin Minsky
We wanted to solve robot problems and needed some vision, action, reasoning, planning, and so forth. We even used some structural learning, such as was being explored by Patrick Winston.
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John Moody
The railroad originally was as completely dissociated from steam propulsion as was the ship.
10
Wilhelm Ostwald
Soon afterwards I studied the inversion of sugar in the light of these considerations and immediately found that this classical reaction, too, was determined quantitatively by the same property of the acids, as was of course to be expected from the previous results.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS WAS»

Discover the use of as was in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as was and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Malleus Maleficarum
Mostly a compilation of superstition and folklore, the book was taken very seriously at the time it was written in the 15th century and became a kind of spiritual law book used by judges to determine the guilt of the accused"--From ...
Heinrich Kramer, James Sprenger, 2007
2
New Orleans as it was: Episodes of Louisiana Life
... its foliage; of autumn's days of haze and subdued sunshine, and of winter's cheerless nudity. As was tersely remarked by one of the members of the City Council, it was the only panorama which presented the up-town denizens with a picture ...
Henry C. Castellanos, George F. Reinecke, 2006
3
Mardi Gras . . . As It Was
... soon as he could escape from a Creole affair of social importance, he confesses in his TraveU through Tiorth America, i 825-26, and was nearly as thrilled at the sight of the quadroons as was Mr. Buckingham. He found that "The quadroons ...
Tallant, Robert, 2000
4
Jamaica, as it Was, as it Is, and as it May be
... hand, consequently his little (hitherto faithful) negro boy was then his charioteer; and he, being in league with the assailants, as was subsequently proved, made their task easy, by stopping the horse at the preconcerted signal and spot fixed.
Bernard Martin Senior, Retired military officer, 1835
5
Ireland, as it Was, - Is, - and Ought to be
... as was predicted, to the danger of separation. This is corroborated by many facts ; take, for instance, as being nearest to me, the language of the patr iotic Mr. Foster, Chancellor of the IrishExchequer, who said in the Irish parliament, in 1785 , ...
Robert Montgomery Martin, 1833
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Fanatick moderation, exemplified in bishop Hall's Hard ...
... of the Faction to alter the Government of the Church especially, the height and insolency of sbme Church-governors, as was conceived, and the ungrounded imposition of some Innovations upon the Churches, both of Scotland and England, ...
Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.), 1740
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Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?: A Historical ...
standing army, a clear sign that he was not seeking to gain political power by the sword as was common with many popular and powerful generals in early modern Europe. Washington should be commended for these virtues. He was a man of ...
John Fea, 2011
8
As it was written: a Jewish musician's story
You'd better follow suit." I needed no urging. We retired to our dormitory, and as speedily as was practicable one of us at least fell into an unfathomable slumber. XIII. I DON'T know how many hours afterward I awoke. 224 AS IT WAS WRITTEN.
Henry Harland, 1885
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The Naturalist in Bermuda; a Sketch of the Geology, Zoology, ...
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John Matthew JONES, 1859
10
It's Called Love
... flavored taste was as sickening as knowing the penny flavored taste was as sickening as knowing the penny flavored taste was as was as sickening аз knowing the penny flavored taste was as sickening as knowing the penny flavored taste ...
Laurel Hoffer, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS WAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as was is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tour de France 2015: Australia's Simon Gerrans out as major crash …
Bonnet was forced to abandon the race, as was Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin, who was third overall at six seconds and the holder of the best ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
The Queen greets Prince George after Princess Charlotte's christening
As at Prince George's 2013 baptism, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward were all absent, as was Edward's wife, Sophie Wessex. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
New life for antiques as buyers, sellers flock to fair
Mr Lawson said, as was expected, there was a lot of old china on offer. There was also a lot of jewellery, both vintage and modern. "There were ... «Bundaberg News Mail, Jul 15»
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Women's World Cup 2015 final: USA beat Japan 5-2 – as it happened
... up top, I suspect Lloyd will really tuck in behind Morgan, like a 4-4-1-1 or something along those lines as was the case against Germany. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Gold falls on dollar, Greek vote fails to spark strong demand
"There isn't the fear of a pan-European crisis, as was the case a few years ago, when you saw a rush to gold, which was already in a bull ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
6
So Just Who Owns the Copyright to that Film?
In most cases (as was held in that case), the “dominant author” is the production company making the film. Importantly, this case dealt with a ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
7
Tight Competition As Seychelles Anglers Bring in Record 14 Slams …
As was the case in last year's Heineken Slam tournament and every tournament thereafter organized by the SSFC anglers were also aiming to ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
8
The Brink: "Baghdad My A**" Review
Zeke's promise to turn himself around to both women in his life was a disaster in the making, of course, as was his call to get in more pills. «IGN, Jul 15»
9
Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Once Again in Major …
According to Novartis, secukinumab demonstrated rapid onset of action as well as was significantly superior to placebo in improving signs and ... «StreetWise Report, Jul 15»
10
#360view: Argentina's quest for international glory continues as …
Such is the nature of sport, small margins can decide everything and as was widely pointed out if Gonzalo Higuain had converted the two ... «Sport360°, Jul 15»

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