Inasmuch In`as*much", adv. [In + as + much.] In like degree; in like manner; seeing that; considering that; since; -- followed by as. See {In as much as}, under {In}, prep. [1913 Webster]

Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me. --Matt. xxv. 45.

Syn: Because; since; for; as. See {Because}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • inasmuch — ► ADVERB (inasmuch as) 1) to the extent that. 2) considering that; since …   English terms dictionary

  • inasmuch — contraction of in as much, first attested c.1300 as in als mikel, a Northern form. First contracted to in asmuch, then, beginning 14c. and especially since 17c., to one word …   Etymology dictionary

  • inasmuch — adverb formal inasmuch as used to introduce an additional phrase that explains the rest of your sentence or says in what limited way it is true: Anne is also guilty, inasmuch as she knew what the others were planning …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inasmuch — conjunction See inasmuch as …   Wiktionary

  • inasmuch — adverb (in phr. inasmuch as) 1》 to the extent that; in so far as. 2》 considering that; since …   English new terms dictionary

  • inasmuch —   …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • inasmuch — in·as·much || ‚ɪnÉ™z mÊŒtʃ conj. since , to the extent that ; in view of the fact that ; while …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inasmuch — in·as·much …   English syllables

  • inasmuch — adv. (foll. by as) 1 since, because. 2 to the extent that. Etymology: ME, orig. in as much …   Useful english dictionary

  • inasmuch as — is a rather formal and awkward expression meaning ‘to the extent that, in so far as’ or more simply ‘in view of the fact that, since’. The preferred style is two words (as here) rather than four, since this underlines the unity of the expression …   Modern English usage

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”