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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
AS IF Defined for Kids

as if

conjunction

Definition of AS IF for Kids

1
:  the way it would be if <It's as if we'd never left.>
2
:  as someone would do if <They acted as if they knew me.>
3
:  2that 1 <It seemed as if the day would never end.>

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