much as

conjunction

Definition of much as

:however much :even though

Examples of much as in a Sentence

  1. much as I'd like to blame you, I know I can't

First Known Use of much as

circa 1699

much as Synonyms

Synonyms
albeit, as, howbeit, although, notwithstanding, though, when, whereas, while, whilst [chiefly British]
Related Words
but, if

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