What does insofar mean?

Definitions for insofarˌɪn səˈfɑr, -soʊ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insofar, in so far, so far, to that extent, to that degree(adverb)

    to the degree or extent that

    "insofar as it can be ascertained, the horse lung is comparable to that of man"; "so far as it is reasonably practical he should practice restraint"


  1. insofar(Adverb)

    To such a degree or extent


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insofar in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insofar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington:

    Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't.

  2. Louis Kronenberger:

    Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing. They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.

  3. Scott Gilbert:

    First, Amir would like, insofar as possible, to obtain some justice with regards to what was done to him, and secondly, we are seeking compensation for him.

  4. Leonardo Trasande:

    Insofar as old homes have not been evaluated or remediated, levels of lead in children’s blood are likely to be higher due to water ingestion, dust inhalation and contact with soil.

  5. Mario Draghi:

    Lack of structural reforms raises the specter of permanent economic divergence between members, and insofar as this threatens the essential cohesion of the Union, this has potentially damaging consequences for all.

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