As  /az,əz/  

Preposition, conjunction and adverb

Synonyms: While, as per, for, since, whereas, through, because, by kind
Antonyms: Discrepant, dissimilar, diverse

Hindi: जैसा
Punjabi: ਦੇ ਤੌਰ ਤੇ

Meaning:

1. used to refer to the function or character that someone or something has.

2. used to indicate that something happens during the time when something else is taking place.

3. used to indicate by comparison the way that something happens or is done.

4. used in comparisons to refer to the extent or degree of something.

Sentence:

1. Go as fat as you can.

2. It came as a shock.