like as

conjunction

Definition of like as

chiefly dialectal
: in the way or manner that : as like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them — Psalms 103:13 (Authorized Version) an eddy there … like as you'd expect— C. S. Forester now usually used with if it was … like as if the films suddenly come real— Richard Llewellyn

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History and Etymology for like as

Middle English, from lik, like, adverb + as

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“Like as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20as. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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