As-told-to



(of a biographical account) written by a professional author using information from personal conversations with the subject.
an as-told-to biography.
Contemporary Examples

But she did leave an “as-told-to” biography, written in 1797, when she was in her late-30s.
The Cross-Dressing Revolutionary: Alex Myers’ New Novel Eric Herschthal February 3, 2014

Over the years, Crawford has been largely silent, speaking out only for an as-told-to obituary to Houston published in Esquire.
Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline Kevin Fallon December 15, 2014

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  • As to

    to the same degree, amount, or extent; similarly; equally: I don’t think it’s as hot and humid today as it was yesterday. for example; for instance: Some flowers, as the rose, require special care. thought to be or considered to be: the square as distinct from the rectangle; the church as separate from the state. […]

  • As well

    in a good or satisfactory manner: Business is going well. thoroughly, carefully, or soundly: to shake well before using; listen well. in a moral or proper manner: to behave well. commendably, meritoriously, or excellently: a difficult task well done. with propriety, justice, or reason: I could not well refuse. adequately or sufficiently: Think well before […]



  • As usual

    habitual or customary: her usual skill. commonly met with or observed in experience; ordinary: the usual January weather. commonplace; everyday: He says the usual things. something that is usual: He could expect only the usual. as usual, in the customary or usual manner: As usual, he forgot my birthday. adjective of the most normal, frequent, […]

  • As well as

    in a good or satisfactory manner: Business is going well. thoroughly, carefully, or soundly: to shake well before using; listen well. in a moral or proper manner: to behave well. commendably, meritoriously, or excellently: a difficult task well done. with propriety, justice, or reason: I could not well refuse. adequately or sufficiently: Think well before […]



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