Meaning of 為し in Japanese

It seems that 為し(nashi) is an inflection of 為す.
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Definition of 為し

  1. (v5s, vt) to build up; to establish

    彼は作家として名を成そうという野心を持っている。
    He has an ambition to make a name for himself as a writer.

  2. to form; to become (a state)
  3. to accomplish; to achieve; to succeed in
  4. to change into
  5. to do; to perform
  6. (aux-v) to intend to; to attempt; to try
  7. to have a child

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