inasmuch as

conjunction in·as·much as \ ˌi-nəz-ˈmə-chəz , -ˈməch-ˌaz \

Definition of inasmuch as

1 :in the degree that :insofar as
2 :in view of the fact that :since

Examples of inasmuch as in a Sentence

  1. the economic forecast for the coming decade looks promising, inasmuch as we can predict that far in advance

  2. you should not use that source, inasmuch as it is badly out-of-date

First Known Use of inasmuch as

14th century

inasmuch as Synonyms


INASMUCH AS Defined for English Language Learners

inasmuch as

conjunction

Definition of inasmuch as for English Language Learners

  • —used to introduce a statement that explains, limits, or gives more specific information about what you have just said


INASMUCH AS Defined for Kids

inasmuch as

conjunction in·as·much as \ ˌi-nəz-ˈmə-chəz \

Definition of inasmuch as for Students

:considering that :because
  • We're lucky inasmuch as no one was hurt.


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