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as well as

  1. And in addition.
    The moon as well as the stars was shining down on them.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 22, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
      Not unnaturally, “Auntie” took this communication in bad part. Thus outraged, she showed herself to be a bold as well as a furious virago. Next day she found her way to their lodgings and tried to recover her ward by the hair of the head.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see as,‎ well.
    As well as I recollect, he was about six feet tall.
    I can see the road every bit as well as you can.



as well as

  1. In addition to; further to.
    As well as the obvious financial benefits, the merger will allow us some breathing room with regards to R&D.


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