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as much as

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of as much as

1 used to say that two things are equal in amount or degree
  • He likes hockey as much as he likes basketball.
2 used to say that an amount is as large as another amount
  • She earns as much as he does.
3 : almost but not quite
  • He as much as admitted his guilt.

Word by Word Definitions

much play
  1. : great in quantity, amount, extent, or degree

  2. : great in importance or significance

  3. : many in number

  1. : to a great degree or extent : considerably

  2. : very

  3. : frequently, often

  1. : a great quantity, amount, extent, or degree

  2. : something considerable or impressive


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as much as

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Definition of as much as

: even though : despite the fact that
  • As much as I respect him, I still have to disagree with him on this point.

Word by Word Definitions

much play
  1. : great in quantity, amount, extent, or degree

  2. : great in importance or significance

  3. : many in number

  1. : to a great degree or extent : considerably

  2. : very

  3. : frequently, often

  1. : a great quantity, amount, extent, or degree

  2. : something considerable or impressive


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