as much

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as much (not comparable)

  1. Likewise, similarly, in a similar manner.
    I think she's overweight, 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, 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 with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see as,‎ much.