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as it were

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  • as inid est
  • as inas if
  • as inas though
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Synonyms for as it were

adv that is to say
  • as it were
  • i.e.
  • that is

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as if

conjunction. as though
  • as it were
  • as it would be
  • as might be
  • in such a way that
  • just as
  • just as if
  • just as though
  • so to speak

id est

adverb. that is to say
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