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as far as

conjunction

Definition of as far as

: 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

in the meaning defined above

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as far as

preposition

Definition of as far as

: 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

in the meaning defined above

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as far as Synonyms

Related Words

over;

Phrases

in regard to, in respect to, in view of, with regard to, with respect to;


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