Definition of inasmuch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnəzˈmʌtʃ/


(in phrase inasmuch as)
1To the extent that; in so far as: these provisions apply only inasmuch as trade between Member States is affected
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  • The two hurricanes are definitely going to have an impact on home prices inasmuch as they're going to impact the availability of building materials and the availability of labor.
  • Everything smells like pine, which is a nice smell, except inasmuch as it means the cats are all covered in sap and will need to be brushed, and they probably got the sap all over my newly-washed sheets.
  • The public sphere accommodates these views, inasmuch as it does not ban them - preaching against homosexuality or divorce is not prohibited speech.
1.1Considering that; since: a most unusual astronomer inasmuch as he was deaf mute
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  • Today the female tradition is continued to some extent inasmuch as most hospital, hospice, and district nurses who do the job are women.
  • It is a very necessary provision, inasmuch as in many instances whilst there could not be the slightest moral doubt that the offender was guilty, yet it would be next to impossible to actually prove it by direct evidence.
  • But I disagree with the first comment here inasmuch as the justices don't change with the president necessarily, they usually survive him.


Middle English: originally as in as much, translating Old French en tant (que) 'in so much (as)'.

Words that rhyme with inasmuch

clutch, crutch, Dutch, hutch, insomuch, much, mutch, scutch, such, thrutch, touch

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