as long as

conjunction

Definition of as long as

1 : provided that
  • can do as they like as long as they have a B average
2 : inasmuch as, since
  • as long as you're going, I'll go too

Examples of as long as in a Sentence

  1. as long as I've got my boots on, I might as well go out and get the firewood

First Known Use of as long as

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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