to the same degree, amount, or extent; similarly; equally: I don't think it's as hot and humid today as it was yesterday.
for example; for instance: Some flowers, as the rose, require special care.
thought to be or considered to be: the square as distinct from the rectangle; the church as separate from the state.
in the manner (directed, agreed, promised, etc.): She sang as promised. He left as agreed.
(used correlatively after an adjective or adverb preceded by an adverbial phrase, the adverbial as, or another adverb) to such a degree or extent that: It came out the same way as it did before. You are as good as you think you are.