as far as

conjunction

Definition of as far as

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

as far as

preposition

Definition of as far as (Entry 2 of 2)

: with regard to : concerning neatly groomed and, as far as clothes, casual lookingThe 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

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

First Known Use of as far as

Conjunction

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Preposition

1523, in the meaning defined above

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“As far as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20far%20as. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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