Definition of 'much as'
Example sentences containing 'much as'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
But they need a result in the league just as much as we do. The Sun (2016)You'll be asked a love question that surprises just as much as it thrills. The Sun (2016)The price is allinclusive, so guests eat and drink as much as they like. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Liverpool don't really need him as much as he would like them to. The Sun (2017)I love him, though not as much as when we first met. The Sun (2017)You can watch as much daytime TV as you like, sleep as much as you like. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can plan as much as you like but something can still come and bite you. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Your positive attitude counts for just as much as formal qualifications at work. The Sun (2009)It sounds very much as though they did each other a favour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some have probably been opened pretty much as soon as they arrived in the bedrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One thing the global elite like doing as much as making money is talking to each other. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Working dads have to make sacrifices just as much as working mums. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it looks very much as though he will. The Sun (2014)Day one is high carbs so you can eat almost as much as you like. The Sun (2012)They deserve these awards just as much as the stars who get them. The Sun (2008)His honour matters just as much as your personal fulfilment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We'd come through so much as a group and were such good friends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This didn't come so much as a shock as a pleasant surprise. Christianity Today (2000)We miss them both, though not as much as their clubs do. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And pretty much as soon as he could walk, he had that bat in his hand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bill could come to as much as 10,000. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Publishing has suffered in the downturn, though not as much as one might think. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With the zoo closed for the day, the animals could fool around as much as they liked. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So far, so much as one might expect, if somewhat badly managed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some reports suggest these accounts may contain as much as 50m, although the figure is impossible to verify. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'much as'
Very Common. much as is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of much as from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.