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Tantamount to that which has been insinuated, implied, or assumed. It looks like the country is heading for war. The president said as much in his national address last night. I just know Mary is going to break up with me; she implied as much last night.
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The same or virtually the same. For example, He's resigning? I thought as much means I thought he was doing just that. [Late 1300s] Also see as much as.
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as ˈmuch (as)the same (as): Please help me — you know I’d do as much for you. ♢ I thought as much (= that’s what I expected).
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Almost the same: I thought as much. She said as much.
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