from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- conj. Inasmuch as; since.
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- conj. Inasmuch as; because; since.
- conj. So far as; with regard to so much as.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. in consideration that; seeing that; since.
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“And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron; forasmuch as iron breaketh in pieces and subdueth all things.”
But because this was in the time of the purity of the Latin tongue, when the word Serenus was never used in the Title of any Prince or Person, I shall go on to deale with the utmost candor, forasmuch as in this Nation the nicety of that most eloquent language is not so perfectly understood, which gives occasion to these mistakes.
DEARLY beloved, forasmuch as all men are conceived and born in sin, and that our Saviour Christ saith, None can enter into the kingdom of God, except he be regenerate and born anew of water and of the Holy
And, forasmuch as the State, in its ideal, was “the organ of our collective best self,” our first duty was to cultivate, each man for himself, what in himself was best ” in short, Perfection.
Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation of it, forasmuch as all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known to me the interpretation: but thou art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee.
And as for the “common people” he has this to say: ” “Yet neither do they want the use of reason, and perhaps their aggregated judgment discerns most truly the errours of government, forasmuch as they are the first, to be sure, that smart under them.