as much

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

as much (not comparable)

  1. Likewise, similarly, in a similar manner.
    I think she's fat, but when I said as much to her, she got very upset.
  2. (with as) Almost, very nearly.
  3. (with as) An emphatic, emphasizing smallness.
    • 2005, Brigitte Goldstein, translator, Mr. Brecher's Fiasco, ISBN 0299214303, page 154 [2]:
      For as soon as he as much as took out his pince-nez to read the newspaper, the privy councilor's wife was his advance trumpeter, who sounded the fanfare and said, "Now Papa puts on his eyes."
  4. Used other than as an idiom: see as,‎ much.

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