as if


as if

conjunction

Definition of AS IF

1
:  as it would be if <it was as if he had lost his last friend>
2
:  as one would do if <he ran as if ghosts were chasing him>
3
:  that <it seemed as if the day would never end>

Examples of AS IF

  1. <she looked as if she wanted to ask one more question before we left>

First Known Use of AS IF

13th century

Related to AS IF

Synonyms
as, as though, like

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