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Definitions of so

  1. On condition that; if; therefore; as, it is raining, so we cannot go. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Provided that. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Therefore; provided that. So much as, however much. So so, much as it was; indifferently. So then, therefore. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. In like manner, when preceded or followed by as; in such manner, when followed by that; in this way, when followed by as; for this reason; thus; thus it is; provided that; in a high degree, as, he was so good. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. in they same way; also; "I was offended and so was he"; "worked hard and so did she" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. in order that; "he stooped down so he could pick up his hat" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. in the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. (intensifier) to a very great extent or degree; "the idea is so obvious"; "never been so happy"; "I love you so"; "my head aches so!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. (usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed; "he was so tired he could hardly stand"; "so dirty that it smells" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. in such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied; "They're happy and I hope they will remain so"; "so live your life that old age will bring no regrets" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. to a certain unspecified extent or degree; "I can only go so far with this student"; "can do only so much in a day" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. In a like manner or degree; as, she is not so tall as her sister; in such a way, state, or amount as is indicated or known; as, he acted so; for this or that reason; therefore; more or less; as, get a dozen or so. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. To this or that extent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. In such a manner. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Just as said or implied. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Because; therefore. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Thereabout. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. In like manner; in such manner; to such degree; thus. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. marked by system; in good order; "everything is in order"; "his books are always just so"; "things must be exactly so" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. to a very great extent or degree; "the idea is so obvious"; "never been so happy"; "I love you so"; "my head aches so!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. in the same way; also; "I was offended and so was he"; "worked hard and so did she" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. In that manner or degree; as, indicated (in any way), or as implied, or as supposed to be known. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. In like manner or degree; in the same way; thus; for like reason; whith equal reason; -- used correlatively, following as, to denote comparison or resemblance; sometimes, also, following inasmuch as. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. In such manner; to such degree; -- used correlatively with as or that following; as, he was so fortunate as to escape. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Very; in a high degree; that is, in such a degree as can not well be expressed; as, he is so good; he planned so wisely. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. In the same manner; as has been stated or suggested; in this or that condition or state; under these circumstances; in this way; -- with reflex reference to something just asserted or implied; used also with the verb to be, as a predicate. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. The case being such; therefore; on this account; for this reason; on these terms; -- used both as an adverb and a conjuction. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. It is well; let it be as it is, or let it come to pass; -- used to express assent. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. Well; the fact being as stated; -- used as an expletive; as, so the work is done, is it? Newage Dictionary DB
  30. About the number, time, or quantity specified; thereabouts; more or less; as, I will spend a week or so in the country; I have read only a page or so. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. Provided that; on condition that; in case that; if. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. Be as you are; stand still; stop; that will do; right as you are; -- a word used esp. to cows; also used by sailors. Newage Dictionary DB
  33. In this manner or degree: thus: for like reason: in such manner or degree: in a high degree: as has been stated: on this account: be it so: provided that: in case that. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. In this manner or degree; thus; therefore; to such extent; in case. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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Usage examples for so

  1. Oh, so it will! – The Curlytops on Star Island by Howard R. Garis
  2. But I told you so – This Is the End by Stella Benson
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