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    Definition of as to in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. With reference or regard to.
      1. As to your earlier question, I don't think I know the answer.
    2. according to; in a manner conforming or corresponding to; in proportion.
      1. Sort them as to size and color.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Rome will never so far unpope herself as to part with her pretended supremacy. — Fuller.
      • He varies his magic tricks so as to minimize the possibility that any given audience member will see the same trick twice.
      • I know he suffered from depression, but surely he wouldn't go so far as to kill himself?
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • As to your earlier question, I don't think I know the answer.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Prepositions

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. en has to
    2. en auto
    3. fr auto
    4. en alto
    5. fr alto
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    Meaning of as to for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "as to" is a preposition.
    Definiteness: Level 1
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