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Definition of "inasmuch as" [inasmuch as]

  • Because of the fact that; since. (conjunction)
  • To the extent that; insofar as. (conjunction)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inasmuch as" in a sentence
  • "This fresco, which was important inasmuch as it contained the germ of the "Disputa", merely reproduces the arrangement of Fra Bartolommeo's "Last Judgment"."
  • "For this reason Aristotle called this species of justice corrective, inasmuch as it corrects and remedies the inequality which an act of injustice produces between the injurer and the party injured."
  • "And inasmuch as the Manassas Gap Railroad ran past Front Royal, at the northern end of the Luray Valley, to take Front Royal was to break the line of supply of an enemy in the main Valley."