adv.1.In that manner or degree; as, indicated (in any way), or as implied, or as supposed to be known.
Why is his chariot so long in coming?
- Judges v. 28.
2.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.
3.In such manner; to such degree; - used correlatively with as or that following; as, he was so fortunate as to escape.
4.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.
5.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.
He is Sir Robert's son, and so art thou.
- Shak.
6.The case being such; therefore; on this account; for this reason; on these terms; - used both as an adverb and a conjuction.
7.It is well; let it be as it is, or let it come to pass; - used to express assent.
And when 't is writ, for my sake read it over,
And if it please you, so; if not, why, so.
- Shak.
8.Well; the fact being as stated; - used as an expletive; as, so the work is done, is it?
9.Is it thus? do you mean what you say? - with an upward tone; as, do you say he refuses? So?
10.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.
So is now commonly used as a demonstrative correlative of as when it is the puprpose to emphasize the equality or comparison suggested, esp. in negative assertions, and questions implying a negative answer. By Shakespeare and others so . . . as was much used where as . . . as is now common. See the Note under As, 1.
So do, as thou hast said.
- Gen. xviii. 5.
As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.
- Ps. ciii. 15.
Had woman been so strong as men.
- Shak.
No country suffered so much as England.
- Macaulay.
conj.1.Provided that; on condition that; in case that; if.
interj.1.Be as you are; stand still; stop; that will do; right as you are; - a word used esp. to cows; also used by sailors.
Noun1.so - the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
Synonyms: soh, sol
Adj.1.so - conforming to truth; "I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so"; "a truthful statement"
Synonyms: truthful
2.so - marked by system; in good order; "everything is in order"; "his books are always just so"; "things must be exactly so"
Synonyms: in order
Adv.1.so - to a very great extent or degree; "the idea is so obvious"; "never been so happy"; "I love you so"; "my head aches so!"
2.so - in order that; "he stooped down so he could pick up his hat"
3.so - 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"
4.so - to a certain unspecified extent or degree; "I can only go so far with this student"; "can do only so much in a day"
5.so - in the same way; also; "I was offended and so was he"; "worked hard and so did she"
6.so - in the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)
Synonyms: thusly, thus
7.so - (usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed; "he was so tired he could hardly stand"; "so dirty that it smells"
8.so - subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors); "then he left"; "go left first, then right"; "first came lightning, then thunder"; "we watched the late movie and then went to bed"; "and so home and to bed"
Synonyms: and so, and then, then
9.so - in truth (often tends to intensify); "they said the car would break down and indeed it did"; "it is very cold indeed"; "was indeed grateful"; "indeed, the rain may still come"; "he did so do it!"
Synonyms: indeed
1.(character)SO - Shift Out
2.SO - Significant Other, almost invariably written abbreviated and pronounced /S-O/ by hackers. Used to refer to one's primary relationship, especially a live-in to whom one is not married.
3.(networking)so - The country code for Somalia.
a deal, a great deal, a lot, abundantly, accordingly, accurately, ad eundem, after this fashion, almighty, along these lines, as, as all creation, as all get-out, as long as, as well, at what price, awful, awfully, beaucoup, by what mode, by what name, ceteris paribus, consequently, considerable, considerably, correctly, correspondingly, either, equally, equivalently, ergo, evenly, ever so, ever so much, exceedingly, exceptionally, extremely, faultlessly, flawlessly, for, galore, greatly, hence, highly, how, identically, in consideration of, in contemplation of, in great measure, in kind, in like manner, in order to, in such wise, in that way, in this way, in what way, indifferently, just, just like that, just right, just so, largely, like, like so, like that, like this, likewise, mightily, mighty, much, muchly, never so, no end, no end of, not a little, only too, parlous, perfectly, plenty, powerful, powerfully, precisely, pretty, pretty much, properly, proportionately, quite, real, really, right, rightly, sic, similarly, so as, so as to, so long as, so that, so very much, straight, suchlike, terribly, terrifically, then, thereupon, this way, this-a-way, thus, thus and so, thus and thus, thusly, thuswise, to, to the skies, very, very much, whacking, whopping, without distinction
Translate So to Spanish, Translate So to German, Translate So to French
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SO 2
So as
so as to
so far
So ferforth
So help you god
so long
So mote it be
so much
so to speak
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