like as

conjunction

Definition of like as

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of like as

Middle English, from lik, like, adverb + as — more at 5like


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