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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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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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