siccome

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

+‎ come.

Conjunction[edit]

siccome

  1. as, since (causality)
    Synonyms: poiché, dal momento che, giacché
    Siccome ero stanco, mi sono riposato.As I was tired, I took a rest.
  2. as, like (comparison)
    Synonym: come
    • 1853, Francesco Maria Piave (lyrics), Guiseppe Verdi (music), “La traviata”, act 2, scene 5:
      Pura siccome un angelo / Iddio mi diè una figlia
      God gave me a daughter / As pure as an angel