as well
phrasal 1. in addition ; also <
there were other features as well
>
2. to the same extent or degree ; as much <
open as well to the poor as to the rich
>
3. with equivalent, comparable, or more favorable effect <
might just as well have stayed home
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • As well — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • as well — {adv. phr.} 1. In addition; also, too; besides. * /The book tells about Mark Twain s writings and about his life as well./ * /Tom is captain of the football team and is on the baseball team as well./ 2. Without loss and possibly with gain. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as well — {adv. phr.} 1. In addition; also, too; besides. * /The book tells about Mark Twain s writings and about his life as well./ * /Tom is captain of the football team and is on the baseball team as well./ 2. Without loss and possibly with gain. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • As well — as as ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See {Also}.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • As well as — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • As well as — as as ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See {Also}.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • as well as — {conj.} In addition to; and also; besides. * /Hiking is good exercise as well as fun./ * /He was my friend as well as my doctor./ * /The book tells about the author s life as well as about his writings./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as well as — {conj.} In addition to; and also; besides. * /Hiking is good exercise as well as fun./ * /He was my friend as well as my doctor./ * /The book tells about the author s life as well as about his writings./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as well as — I. conjunction Date: 15th century and in addition ; and < brave as well as loyal > II. preposition Date: 1589 in addition to ; besides < the coach, as well as the team, is ready > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Might as Well Be Dead —   …   Wikipedia

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