as how

conjunction

: that
allowed as how she was glad to be here

Examples of as how in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a larger sense, of course, the impact of this software will be only as big as how many Snapdragon PCs actually end up on the market (and in buyers’ hands) in 2024 and beyond. John Burek, PCMAG, 26 Mar. 2024 But winning the tournament wasn’t nearly as important as how the U.S. won it. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 12 Mar. 2024 How Indiana manages Edey might not be so important as how Indiana manages his impact on those around him. Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 16 Jan. 2024 But modern nuclear weapons are not the same as how the media depicted them 40 years ago; a lot has changed. Sarah Cottrell, Parents, 7 Mar. 2024 As Schwab alludes to, however, be warned—the staggering amount of data that makes smart technology possible is only as strong as how well that data is governed and managed. Adrian Carr, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 The Democratic National Convention made South Carolina the primary launching pad seeing as how the state and its Black voter base revived Biden's chances back in 2020. Devyani Chhetri, USA TODAY, 7 Jan. 2024 The tests, also sometimes called benchmarks, measure AI performance on such metrics as how human AI audio sounds or how human an AI chatbot response appears. Angela Yang, NBC News, 20 Feb. 2024 Isabel Fernandez-Mateo, professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at London Business School, tells Fortune that something as simple as how companies announce female CEO appointments can affect leaders’ success and longevity. Lila MacLellan, Fortune, 20 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of as how was in 1748

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“As how.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20how. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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