autant

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *al tantu, earlier *aliud tantum (compare with aliud), corresponding to Classical Latin alterum tantum. Compare with Old French altretant, probably evolved from this form, along with Italian altrettanto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

autant

  1. so much
    Pourquoi travaillez-vous autant ?
    Why do you work so much?

autant que

  1. as much as
    Elle mange autant que lui.
    She eats as much as him.

autant que (+ subjunctive)

  1. as far as
    Autant que je me souvienne,...
    As far as I remember,...

autant de

  1. as much (as), as many (as)
    J'ai autant de puissance que lui.
    I have as much power as he [does].

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