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as far as

conjunction

Definition of as far as

  1. :  to the extent or degree that is safe, as far as we know —often used in expressions like “as far as (something) goes” and “as far as (something) is concerned” to mean “with regard to (something)” we felt pretty safe as far as the fire was concerned — Mark Twain or in expressions like “as far as (someone) is concerned” to mean “in (someone's) opinion” as far as I'm concerned, it's a mistake

First Known Use of as far as

14th century


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as far as

preposition

Definition of as far as

  1. :  with regard to :  concerning neatly groomed and, as far as clothes, casual looking — The New York Times as far as being mentioned in the Ten Commandments, I think it is — Billy Graham —chiefly in oral use

Examples of as far as in a Sentence

  1. as far as a menu for the event, I haven't given it any thought

First Known Use of as far as

1523


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