sol, soh, so(adverb)
the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
to a very great extent or degree
"the idea is so obvious"; "never been so happy"; "I love you so"; "my head aches so!"
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"
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"
to a certain unspecified extent or degree
"I can only go so far with this student"; "can do only so much in a day"
in the same way; also
"I was offended and so was he"; "worked hard and so did she"
thus, thusly, so(adverb)
in the way indicated
"hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)
(usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed
"he was so tired he could hardly stand"; "so dirty that it smells"
then, so, and so, and then(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"
therefore, hence, thence, thus, 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"
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!"
A syllable used in solfège to represent the fifth note of a major scale.
To the extent that
To a particular extent.
I need a piece of cloth long. [= this long]
In a particular manner.
Place the napkin on the table just so.
In the same manner or to the same extent as aforementioned; also.
In that state or manner; with that attribute. ()
Is he so?
In order that.
Eat your broccoli so you can have dessert.
With the result that; for that reason; therefore.
Provided that; on condition that, as long as.
Used after a pause for thought to introduce a new topic, question or story.
Shortened form of "So what?"
"You park your car in front of my house every morning." "So?"
A Mon-Khmer-speaking people of Laos and Thailand.
in that manner or degree; as, indicated (in any way), or as implied, or as supposed to be known
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
in such manner; to such degree; -- used correlatively with as or that following; as, he was so fortunate as to escape
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
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
the case being such; therefore; on this account; for this reason; on these terms; -- used both as an adverb and a conjuction
it is well; let it be as it is, or let it come to pass; -- used to express assent
well; the fact being as stated; -- used as an expletive; as, so the work is done, is it?
is it thus? do you mean what you say? -- with an upward tone; as, do you say he refuses? So?
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
provided that; on condition that; in case that; if
be as you are; stand still; stop; that will do; right as you are; -- a word used esp. to cows; also used by sailors
Origin: [OE. so, sa, swa, AS. sw; akin to OFries, s, s, D. zoo, OS. & OHG. s, G. so, Icel. sv, sv, svo, so, Sw. s, Dan. saa, Goth. swa so, sw as; cf. L. suus one's own, Skr. sva one's own, one's self. 192. Cf. As, Custom, Ethic, Idiom, Such.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sō, adv. 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: an abbrev. for Is it so? be it so.—conj. provided that: in case that.—interj. stand as you are! steady! stop! by way of command.—adj. So′-called, generally styled thus—usually implying doubt.—So and so, an undetermined or imaginary person; So as, in such a manner as, with such a purpose as: if only, on condition that; So far, to that extent, degree, or point; So forth, denoting more of the same or a like kind; So much, as much as is implied or mentioned: such an amount not determined or stated; So much as, to whatever extent; So on, so forth; So so, only thus, only tolerably; So that, with the purpose that: with the result that: if only; So then, thus then it is, therefore; So to say, or speak, to use that expression.—Or so, or thereabouts; Quite so, just as you have said, exactly. [A.S. swá; Ice. svá, Goth. swa, Ger. so.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. (also S.O.) Abbrev. for Significant Other, almost invariably written abbreviated and pronounced /S·O/ by hackers. Used to refer to one's primary relationship, esp. a live-in to whom one is not married. See MOTAS, MOTOS, MOTSS. 2. [techspeak] The Shift Out control character in ASCII (Control-N, 0001110).
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Rank popularity for the word 'so' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #65
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'so' in Written Corpus Frequency: #33
Rank popularity for the word 'so' in Adverbs Frequency: #1
O's, OS, o's, os
The numerical value of so in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of so in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Translations for so
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- ف, يعني, لذاArabic
- tan, així, perquè, això, doncs, açò, així queCatalan, Valencian
- tak, takhle, takto, abyCzech
- sådan, såDanish
- so, sehr, sodass, also, damit, [[um]] ... [[zu]]German
- τόσο, έτσι, [[για]] [[να]], λοιπόν, [[γιαGreek
- tiel, tre, tiom, por keEsperanto
- tan, así, pues, así queSpanish
- niin, tosi, niinpä, jotta, jotenFinnish
- ainsi, si, tellement, comme ça, aussi, vraiment, alors, donc, afin que, le, pour queFrench
- cho, mar sinScottish Gaelic
- इतना, ऐसा, तोHindi
- annyira, úgy, olyan, hogy, ígyHungarian
- այնքան, ուստիArmenian
- tanto, così, veramente, allora, perché, affinchéItalian
- そう, この[[よう]]に, [[それ]]ほど, こんな, とても, だから, ため, では, じゃJapanese
- 매우, 그렇게, 너무, 그래서, 위해, 그래, 으로Korean
- tam, sic, ergoLatin
- -nya, sangat, agar, supaya, jadiMalay
- zo, zodanig, zodat, zodoende, dusDutch
- slik, såNorwegian
- tak, abyPolish
- چې, نوPashto, Pushto
- tão, assim, para que, e aí, entãoPortuguese
- atât, așa, deci, așadarRomanian
- так, о́чень, поэ́тому, тако́й, и, та́к что, что́бы, ита́кRussian
- tàkō, та̀ко̄Serbo-Croatian
- takto, takSlovak
- اتنا, توUrdu
- như vậy, vậyVietnamese
- si, come çoula, si télmint, inla, insi, come çaWalloon
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