What does insofar mean?

Definitions for insofarˌɪn səˈfɑr, -soʊ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word insofar.

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. Karl Kraus:

    Sexual enlightenment is justified insofar as girls cannot learn too soon how children do not come into the world.

  3. Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics:

    The mind has greater power over the emotions, and is less subject thereto, insofar as it understands all things to be necessary.

  4. Spinoza, Dutch Philosopher:

    I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save insofar as the mind was affected by them.

  5. 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.

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