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English → English (gcide) Definition: As for For \For\, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f["u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f["o]r, Dan. for, adv. f["o]r, Goth. fa['u]r, fa['u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra-. [root] 202. Cf. Fore, First, Foremost, Forth, Pro-.] In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place. [1913 Webster] 1. Indicating the antecedent cause or occasion of an action; the motive or inducement accompanying and prompting to an act or state; the reason of anything; that on account of which a thing is or is done. [1913 Webster] With fiery eyes sparkling for very wrath. --Shak. [1913 Webster] How to choose dogs for scent or speed. --Waller. [1913 Webster] Now, for so many glorious actions done, For peace at home, and for the public wealth, I mean to crown a bowl for C[ae]sar's health. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] That which we, for our unworthiness, are afraid to crave, our prayer is, that God, for the worthiness of his Son, would, notwithstanding, vouchsafe to grant. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Indicating the remoter and indirect object of an act; the end or final cause with reference to which anything is, acts, serves, or is done. [1913 Webster] The oak for nothing ill, The osier good for twigs, the poplar for the mill. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] It was young counsel for the persons, and violent counsel for the matters. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Shall I think the worls was made for one, And men are born for kings, as beasts for men, Not for protection, but to be devoured? --Dryden. [1913 Webster] For he writes not for money, nor for praise. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 3. Indicating that in favor of which, or in promoting which, anything is, or is done; hence, in behalf of; in favor of; on the side of; -- opposed to against. [1913 Webster] We can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth. --2 Cor. xiii. 8. [1913 Webster] It is for the general good of human society, and consequently of particular persons, to be true and just; and it is for men's health to be temperate. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] Aristotle is for poetical justice. --Dennis. [1913 Webster] 4. Indicating that toward which the action of anything is directed, or the point toward which motion is made; ?ntending to go to. [1913 Webster] We sailed from Peru for China and Japan. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 5. Indicating that on place of or instead of which anything acts or serves, or that to which a substitute, an equivalent, a compensation, or the like, is offered or made; instead of, or place of. [1913 Webster] And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot. --Ex. xxi. 23, 24. [1913 Webster] 6. Indicating that in the character of or as being which anything is regarded or treated; to be, or as being. [1913 Webster] We take a falling meteor for a star. --Cowley. [1913 Webster] If a man can be fully assured of anything for a truth, without having examined, what is there that he may not embrace for tru?? --Locke. [1913 Webster] Most of our ingenious young men take up some cried-up English poet for their model. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] But let her go for an ungrateful woman. --Philips. [1913 Webster] 7. Indicating that instead of which something else controls in the performing of an action, or that in spite of which anything is done, occurs, or is; hence, equivalent to notwithstanding, in spite of; -- generally followed by all, aught, anything, etc. [1913 Webster] The writer will do what she please for all me. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] God's desertion shall, for aught he knows, the next minute supervene. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] For anything that legally appears to the contrary, it may be a contrivance to fright us. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 8. Indicating the space or time through which an action or state extends; hence, during; in or through the space or time of. [1913 Webster] For many miles about There 's scarce a bush. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Since, hired for life, thy servile muse sing. --prior. [1913 Webster] To guide the sun's bright chariot for a day. --Garth. [1913 Webster] 9. Indicating that in prevention of which, or through fear of which, anything is done. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] We 'll have a bib, for spoiling of thy doublet. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] For, or As for, so far as concerns; as regards; with reference to; -- used parenthetically or independently. See under As. [1913 Webster] As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. --Josh. xxiv. 15. [1913 Webster] For me, my stormy voyage at an end, I to the port of death securely tend. --Dryden. For all that, notwithstanding; in spite of. For all the world, wholly; exactly. “Whose posy was, for all the world, like cutlers' poetry.” --Shak. For as much as, or Forasmuch as, in consideration that; seeing that; since. For by. See Forby, adv. For ever, eternally; at all times. See Forever. For me, or For all me, as far as regards me. For my life, or For the life of me, if my life depended on it. [Colloq.] --T. Hook. For that, For the reason that, because; since. [Obs.] “For that I love your daughter.” --Shak. For thy, or Forthy [AS. for[eth][=y].], for this; on this account. [Obs.] “Thomalin, have no care for thy.” --Spenser. For to, as sign of infinitive, in order to; to the end of. [Obs., except as sometimes heard in illiterate speech.] -- “What went ye out for to see?” --Luke vii. 25. See To, prep., 4. O for, would that I had; may there be granted; -- elliptically expressing desire or prayer. “O for a muse of fire.” --Shak. Were it not for, or If it were not for, leaving out of account; but for the presence or action of. “Moral consideration can no way move the sensible appetite, were it not for the will.” --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] as \as\ ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See Also.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to; in the same manner with or in which; in accordance with; in proportion to; to the extent or degree in which or to which; equally; no less than; as, ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil; you will reap as you sow; do as you are bidden. [1913 Webster] His spiritual attendants adjured him, as he loved his soul, to emancipate his brethren. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Note: As is often preceded by one of the antecedent or correlative words such, same, so, or as, in expressing an equality or comparison; as, give us such things as you please, and so long as you please, or as long as you please; he is not so brave as Cato; she is as amiable as she is handsome; come as quickly as possible. “Bees appear fortunately to prefer the same colors as we do.” --Lubbock. As, in a preceding part of a sentence, has such or so to answer correlatively to it; as with the people, so with the priest. [1913 Webster] 2. In the idea, character, or condition of, -- limiting the view to certain attributes or relations; as, virtue considered as virtue; this actor will appear as Hamlet. [1913 Webster] The beggar is greater as a man, than is the man merely as a king. --Dewey. [1913 Webster] 3. While; during or at the same time that; when; as, he trembled as he spoke. [1913 Webster] As I return I will fetch off these justices. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Because; since; it being the case that. [1913 Webster] As the population of Scotland had been generally trained to arms . . . they were not indifferently prepared. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] [See Synonym under Because.] [1913 Webster] 5. Expressing concession. (Often approaching though in meaning). [1913 Webster] We wish, however, to avail ourselves of the interest, transient as it may be, which this work has excited. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 6. That, introducing or expressing a result or consequence, after the correlatives so and such. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I can place thee in such abject state, as help shall never find thee. --Rowe. [1913 Webster] So as, so that. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The relations are so uncertain as they require a great deal of examination. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 7. As if; as though. [Obs. or Poetic] [1913 Webster] He lies, as he his bliss did know. --Waller. [1913 Webster] 8. For instance; by way of example; thus; -- used to introduce illustrative phrases, sentences, or citations. [1913 Webster] 9. Than. [Obs. & R.] [1913 Webster] The king was not more forward to bestow favors on them as they free to deal affronts to others their superiors. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 10. Expressing a wish. [Obs.] “As have,” Note: i. e., may he have. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] As . . as. See So . . as, under So. As far as, to the extent or degree. “As far as can be ascertained.” --Macaulay. As far forth as, as far as. [Obs.] --Chaucer. As for, or As to, in regard to; with respect to. As good as, not less than; not falling short of. As good as one's word, faithful to a promise. As if, or As though, of the same kind, or in the same condition or manner, that it would be if. As it were (as if it were), a qualifying phrase used to apologize for or to relieve some expression which might be regarded as inappropriate or incongruous; in a manner. As now, just now. [Obs.] --Chaucer. As swythe, as quickly as possible. [Obs.] --Chaucer. As well, also; too; besides. --Addison. As well as, equally with, no less than. “I have understanding as well as you.” --Job xii. 3. As yet, until now; up to or at the present time; still; now. [1913 Webster]

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