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Definition of as to

1 : as for, about at a loss as to how to explain the error
2 : according to, by graded as to size and color

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Examples of as to in a Sentence

I'm in a quandary as to how to deal with the problem.

First Known Use of as to

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of as to was in the 14th century

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“As to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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Kids Definition of as to

1 : with respect to : about I'm confused as to what happened.
2 : according to sense 1 The flowers were graded as to color.

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