I am looking to match the word as on its own and am using

(s-replace-regexp "\\<as\\>" "s" word)

Is this the way to it?

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I would use "\\bas\\b" in most situations, but YMMV.

  • Do you use \\< and \\>, or do you keep with \\b for beginning and end of a word?
    – Hovlar
    Aug 27, 2022 at 10:14
  • gnu manual supports your use for matching any occurrence of as as a separate word.
    – Hovlar
    Aug 27, 2022 at 10:15

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