as well as

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əz ˈwɛl æz/, /əz ˈwɛl əz/, (colloquial) /əˈzwɛlz/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛləz, -ɛlz

Conjunction[edit]

as well as

  1. And, in addition.
    The moon as well as the stars was shining down on them.
    She has to sing as well as play the piano.
    Smoking is unhealthy, as well as making you smell bad.
    • 1918, W[illiam] B[abington] Maxwell, chapter XXII, in The Mirror and the Lamp, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 4293071:
      Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part. Thus outraged, she showed herself to be a bold as well as a furious virago. Next day she found her way to their lodgings and tried to recover her ward by the hair of the head.
  2. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see as,‎ well.
    As well as I recollect, he was about six feet tall.
    She sings as well as she plays the piano.

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Preposition[edit]

as well as

  1. In addition to; further to.
    As well as the obvious financial benefits, the merger will allow us some breathing room with regards to R&D.

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