There are 2 main translations of as in Italian:

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British English: /az/
, /əz/
American English: /æz/
, /əz/

conjunction

  • 1 (in the manner that) as you can see, I am very busy
    come puoi vedere, sono molto occupato
    as you know
    come sai
    as usual
    come di solito o come al solito
    as is usual in such cases
    come accade abitualmente
    do as I say
    fai come ti dico
    as I see it
    per come la vedo io o secondo me
    as I understand it
    a quanto ho capito
    he likes reading, as I do
    gli piace leggere, come a me
    loving Rome as I do, I couldn't bear to live anywhere else
    Roma mi piace così tanto che non potrei vivere da nessun'altra parte
    knowing you as I do, I can't advise you
    per quel che ti conosco non ti posso dare consigli
    knowing you as I do, you'll never get your degree
    conoscendoti, non ti laureerai mai
    the street as it looked in the 1930s
    la strada così com'era negli anni trenta
    as often happens just as he dislikes the theatre, so too does he dislike opera
    così come detesta il teatro, detesta anche l'opera
    as he lived, so did he die he lives abroad, as does his sister
    vive all'estero, come sua sorella
    clad as he was only in a towel, he did not want to answer the door
    poiché aveva solo un asciugamano addosso, non volle andare ad aprire la porta
    leave it as it is
    lascialo così com'è
    I'm overworked as it is
    sono già sovraccarico di lavoro così
    we're in enough trouble as it is
    siamo già abbastanza nei guai così
    “as is” (Business)
    “così com'è”
    I bought the apartment as it was
    ho comprato l'appartamento così com'era
    as one man to another as with so many people in the 1960s, she…
    come molte altre persone negli anni '60, lei…
    as with so much in this country, the system needs to be modernized
    come molte altre cose in questo paese, il sistema ha bisogno di essere modernizzato
    as it were as you were! (Military) two is to four as four is to eight (Mathematics)
  • 3 (because, since) as you were out, I left a note
    dato che eri uscito, ti ho lasciato un biglietto
    as she is sick, she cannot go out
    siccome è malata, non può uscire
  • 4 (although) See examples:strange as it may seem, she never returned
    sebbene possa sembrare strano, lei non ritornò mai
    comfortable as the house is, it's still very expensive
    per quanto sia comoda, la casa è comunque troppo cara
    try as he might, he could not forget it
    per quanto ci provasse, non riusciva a dimenticare
    much as I like you, I have to say that …
    sebbene tu mi piaccia, devo dire che …
    be that as it may
  • 5the same… as
    lo stesso… che
    I've got a jacket the same as yours
    ho una giacca come la tua
    the same man as I saw last week
    lo stesso uomo che ho visto la settimana scorsa
    the same as always he works for the same company as me
    lavora per la stessa società per cui lavoro io
  • 6 (expressing purpose) See examples:so as to do
    per fare
    he left early so as to be on time
    andò via presto per essere puntuale
    she opened the door quietly so as not to wake him
    aprì piano la porta in modo da non svegliarlo
  • 7
    also: as and when
    as and when the passengers arrive
    nel momento in cui i passeggeri arrivano
    as and when the need arises
    nel momento in cui ci sarà la necessità
    as and when you want
    quando e come vuoi

preposition

  • 1 (in order to appear to be) to be dressed as a sailor
    essere vestito da marinaio
    disguised as a clown in the book he is portrayed as a victim
    nel libro viene presentato come una vittima
  • 2 (showing function, status) he works as a pilot, an engineer
    lavora come pilota, ingegnere
    a job as a teacher she has a reputation as a tough businesswoman speaking as his closest friend, I…
    parlando come suo migliore amico, io…
    I like her as a person, but not as an artist
    mi piace come persona, ma non come artista
    my rights as a parent film as an art form
    il cinema come forma d'arte
    as a lexicographer, he has a special interest in words
    come lessicografo, ha un interesse particolare per le parole
    with Lauren Bacall as Vivien (Cinema, Theatre)
    con Lauren Bacall nella parte di Vivien
  • 3 (other uses) See examples:to treat somebody as an equal
    trattare qualcuno come un proprio pari
    he was quoted as saying that …
    avrebbe detto che …
    it came as a shock to learn that …
    è stato un vero shock sapere che …
    think of it as an opportunity to meet new people
    considerala come un'opportunità per incontrare gente nuova
  • 4
    also: as against
    75% this year as against 35% last year
    il 75% di quest'anno contro il 35% dell'anno scorso
  • 6
    also: as from, as of
    a partire da
    as from o of now, April
    a partire da adesso, da aprile
    as of yet

adverb

  • 1 (expressing degree, extent) See examples:as… as…
    così… come…, tanto… quanto…
    he is as intelligent as you he is not as o so intelligent as you he's just as intelligent as you
    è intelligente esattamente come te
    she can't walk as fast as she used to as fast as you can
    il più velocemente possibile
    he's twice as strong as me
    è due volte più forte di me o ha il doppio della mia forza
    it's not as good as all that
    non è così, stai esagerando
    I paid as much as she did as much as possible
    il più possibile
    as little as possible
    il meno possibile
    as soon as possible
    il più presto o prima possibile
    not nearly as much as
    non si avvicina neanche a o molto meno di
    not as often their profits are down by as much as 30%
    i loro guadagni sono diminuiti ben del 30%
    the population may increase by as much as 20%
    l'aumento della popolazione può raggiungere ben il 20% o la popolazione può aumentare ben del 20%
    as many as 10,000 people attended the demonstration
    ben 10.000 persone parteciparono alla manifestazione
    by day as well as by night she can play the piano as well as her sister
    suona il piano bene come sua sorella
    they have a house in Nice as well as an apartment in Paris
    hanno una casa a Nizza e un appartamento a Parigi
    as well as being a poet, he is a novelist
    oltre ad essere un poeta, è anche un romanziere
  • 2 (expressing similarity) as before, she… they tried to carry on as before
    provarono a continuare come prima
    I thought as much!
    era come pensavo!
    V as in Victor
    V come Victor

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as 2
British English: /as/
American English: /æs/

noun pl. asses

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