from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- conj. To the degree or extent that: They returned at nine, as far as we know.
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- adv. With respect to; as relates to.
- adv. In the scope of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. to the extent or degree.
- adv. to the extent, or degree, that. See As far as, under As.
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He personally drove the Alamanni across the Rhine and forced them as far as the fortifications, extending from Ratisbon to
She imagined their invisible foe, be it a natural force or a yet-unknown predator, lurking beneath lichen-covered branches, through vine curtains and nests, perhaps as far as the muddy forest floor.
Mid-lecture, one of his legs shot down, as far as his knee.
Chinese Empire dates, as far as a regular convention is concerned, only from the middle of the nineteenth century, but the way was prepared by the protection which French statesmen had accorded the missionaries for almost two centuries.
A privilege as being a concession of the ruler is understood generously, especially when it runs counter to no law; in as far as it derogates from the law, particularly if it interferes with the rights of a third party, it is interpreted strictly.
For all of her hell-raising youth, Rose had somehow managed to become a good cook, at least as far as BLTs were concerned.
The same view is taken by Montesquieu, Trendelenburg, Wagner, and others, as far as ownership is concerned.
I drove north as far as Bangor, where I picked up a copy of Thompson's Maine Lighthouses at Book Marcs bookstore.
S-5 as far as Willy could remember was either cooks helpers or Army Intelligence or a Russian surface-to-air missile, so he said no.
This confirmation may be either in common form, recognizing the privilege again, but giving it no new force, or in specific form, which is a new grant, revalidating the former as far as needs may be.