1

as well as

conjunction
: and in addition : and
  • brave as well as loyal

First Known Use of as well as

15th century

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as well as

preposition
: in addition to : besides
  • the coach, as well as the team, is ready

Examples of as well as in a Sentence

  1. we offer electronic toys as well as rent out video games

First Known Use of as well as

1589

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as well as Synonyms

Near Antonyms

except (also excepting);

less, minus, wanting;

Related Words

plus;

including;

Phrases

along with, at that, together with;


AS WELL AS Defined for Kids

as well as

conjunction
: and in addition
  • brave as well as loyal


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