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English definition of “as much”

as much

If you say that you thought/expected/said as much, it means that something bad that you thought/expected/said would happen has happened: I knew he'd fail - I said as much at the time.Guessing, supposing and suspecting the same: Go on, lend me the money - you know I'd do as much for you.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
(Definition of as much from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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