Associations to the word «So»


SO, conjunction. In order that.
SO, conjunction. With the result that; for that reason; therefore.
SO, conjunction. (archaic) Provided that; on condition that, as long as.
SO, adverb. To the (explicitly stated) extent that.
SO, adverb. (informal) To the (implied) extent.
SO, adverb. (informal) Very (positive clause).
SO, adverb. (informal) Very (negative clause).
SO, adverb. (slang) (chiefly US) Very much.
SO, adverb. In a particular manner.
SO, adverb. In the same manner or to the same extent as aforementioned; also.
SO, adverb. (with as): To such an extent or degree; as.
SO, adjective. True, accurate.
SO, adjective. In that state or manner; with that attribute. (replaces the aforementioned adjective phrase)
SO, adjective. (dated) (UK) (slang) Homosexual.
SO, interjection. Used after a pause for thought to introduce a new topic, question or story.
SO, interjection. Short for so what
SO, interjection. Be as you are; stand still; used especially to cows; also used by sailors.
SO, pronoun. Abbreviation of someone.
SO, noun. (music) A syllable used in solfège to represent the fifth note of a major scale.
SO, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Somalia.
SO, symbol. (logic) (computer science) second-order logic
SO, abbreviation. Someone
SO, abbreviation. Alternative form of So.
SO, proper noun. A Mon-Khmer-speaking people of Laos and Thailand.
SO AND SO, noun. Alternative spelling of so-and-so
SO FAR, adverb. (idiomatic) Until now; previously; yet.
SO FAR, adverb. (idiomatic) A limited distance, literal or metaphorical.
SO FASHION, adverb. In this way; like this; so; thus
SO LONG, interjection. (informal) Goodbye; a greeting used when leaving or departing from a person or place.
SO MANY, adjective. A certain number of
SO MANY, adjective. Great in number; very numerous; a large number of
SO MICKLE, noun. (now chiefly Scotland and Northumbria) A particular amount, often a large or excessive amount; so much.
SO MICKLE, noun. (now chiefly Scotland and Northumbria) A demonstrated amount.
SO MICKLE, adverb. (now chiefly Scotland and Northumbria) To a certain degree or extent; so much.
SO MICKLE, adjective. (now chiefly Scotland and Northumbria) Great in quantity, degree etc; so much.
SO MUCH, noun. A particular amount, often a large or excessive amount.
SO MUCH, noun. A demonstrated amount.
SO MUCH, adverb. To a certain degree or extent
SO MUCH, adjective. Great in quantity, degree etc.
SO MUCH AS, adverb. (idiomatic) Even; suggests a minimum, especially regarding what might be expected.
SO MUCH AS, adverb. But rather
SO SO, adjective. Alternative spelling of so-so
SO THAT, conjunction. Indicates purpose; in order that, with the result that.
SO THAT, conjunction. Indicates purpose; in such a way that, with the intent that.
SO THERE, interjection. (idiomatic) (childish) A defiant expression used to finish a poorly-made argument.
SO THEY SAY, adverb. Apparently, according to others.
SO TO SAY, adverb. Alternative form of so to speak
SO TO SPEAK, adverb. In a manner of speaking.
SO WHAT, interjection. (colloquial) (rhetorical question) A reply to an unimportant or irrelevant statement, indicating indifference on the part of the speaker.

Dictionary definition

SO, noun. The syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization.
SO, adverb. To a very great extent or degree; "the idea is so obvious"; "never been so happy"; "I love you so"; "my head aches so!".
SO, adverb. In a manner that facilitates; "he observed the snakes so he could describe their behavior"; "he stooped down so he could pick up his hat".
SO, adverb. 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".
SO, adverb. To a certain unspecified extent or degree; "I can only go so far with this student"; "can do only so much in a day".
SO, adverb. In the same way; also; "I was offended and so was he"; "worked hard and so did she".
SO, adverb. In the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant).
SO, adverb. (usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed; "he was so tired he could hardly stand"; "so dirty that it smells".
SO, adverb. 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".
SO, adverb. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted".
SO, adverb. 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!".

Wise words

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