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as well as

1. Also; in addition. We're going to Greece, as well as Italy, on our vacation. I invited my entire grade, as well as a few friends that are younger than me.
2. Equally well; to the same standard. I did just as well as my sister, but she gets all the attention!
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as well as someone or something

 
1. in addition to someone or something. Mary and Jane are coming to the party, as well as Tom. I'm studying biology and chemistry, as well as history.
2. to the same high degree as someone or something; as much as someone or something else. Mary's parents treated me as well as they treat her. I did as well as you on the test.
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as well as

1. In as satisfactory or good a way as. For example, After the operation, she was supposed to walk around as well as she could without limping . [c. 1400]
2. To the same extent as, as much as. For example, He is an excellent teacher as well as being a fine musician. [c. 1440]
3. In addition to, as in The editors as well as the proofreaders are working overtime. [c. 1700]
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