as how


: that
allowed as how she was glad to be here

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Ham kept mum before tipoff when asked whether James, Davis, D’Angelo Russell and Mo Bamba would play, just as how Lue had called both Eric Gordon, who would eventually start, and Marcus Morris Sr., who would later be inactive, game-time decisions. Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, 5 Apr. 2023 In an age when a problem can be tweeted, TikToked, Insta-ed, Snapped, Slacked and made into memes across the planet within minutes, how a business is perceived to manage these events is arguably just as important as how effectively the C-suite has handled them. Matteo Atti, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2023 The hybrid also features unique tuning to its Performance Traction Management system, seeing as how both pairs of wheels now provide forward motion. Andrew Krok, Car and Driver, 17 Jan. 2023 The basis of a pitch (such as how to get people interested and how to demonstrate your passion) is universal; the practicalities are not. Susan Johnston, Rolling Stone, 12 Jan. 2023 Its focus ranges from helpful tutorials on such issues as how to get emergency housing assistance to more controversial fare, including a discussion with local law enforcement on how communication can be improved. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Dec. 2022 And seeing as how his dad was in prison, well, things are likely going to get very dramatic. Samantha Highfill,, 13 Dec. 2022 In a rare public statement, Affleck said that the way Lopez has stayed the same over the years is almost as important to him as how she’s changed and evolved in the past two decades. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 8 Nov. 2022 Warren’s letter posed a series of questions to ERCOT soliciting information such as how much electricity is being used for crypto mining in the state and how many tons of carbon dioxide emissions have resulted from that usage. Dallas News, 1 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of as how was in 1748

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“As how.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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