As It Is

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Dictionary entry overview: What does as it is mean?

AS IT IS (adverb) The adverb AS IT IS has 1 sense:


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in the actual state of affairs & often contrary khổng lồ expectations

Familiarity information: AS IT IS used as an adverb is very rare.

Dictionary entry details

• AS IT IS (adverb)



In the actual state of affairs and often contrary to lớn expectations

Context example:

he might have been killed; as it is he was severely injured

Context examples

“And leave the litter as it is?” he cried, mischievously.

(The Memoirs of Sherloông xã Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

You must leave sầu it as it is.

(The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

You smoke more than enough as it is, và the brand of tobacco will make no difference.

(Martin Eden, by Jaông xã London)

The continent, as far as it is subject khổng lồ the monarch of the flying islvà, passes under the general name of Balnibarbi; and the metropolis, as I said before, is called Lagabởi vì.

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(Gulliver's Travels into several remote nations of the world, by Jonathan Swift)

But this was not done so easily as it is written.

(The Sea-Wolf, by Jaông chồng London)

You may sleep without doubt. Strange and terrible as it is, it is true! I will pledge my life on it.

(Dracula, by Bram Stoker)

This new moon is as strong as it is lovely và may have sầu an effect on you for weeks that follow.

(, by Susan Miller)

It has little significant energy value as it is largely eliminated from the body toàn thân before any metabolism can take place.

(Mannitol, NLM, Medical Subject Headings)

In Canadomain authority and Greenl&, the term Eskimo has fallen out of favor, as it is considered pejorative by the natives và has been replaced by the term Inuit.

(Eskimo, NCI Thesaurus)

An organization who takes part in the distribution chain for a hàng hóa, as it is moved from its producer khổng lồ the ultimate consumer.

(Distributor, NCI Thesaurus/BRIDG)

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