- 1used to describe someone or something appearing to be someone or something else They were all dressed as clowns. The bomb was disguised as a package.
- 2used to describe the fact that someone or something has a particular job or function She works as a courier. Treat me as a friend. I respect him as a doctor. You can use that glass as a vase. The news came as a shock. She had been there often as a child (= when she was a child).
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