Definition of like as
: 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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