from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adverb To the amount or degree expressed or understood; to such an extent.
- adverb To a great extent; to such an evident degree.
- adverb Afterward; then.
- adverb Used to preface a remark or signal a new subject.
- adverb In the same way; likewise.
- adverb Apparently; well, then. Used in expressing astonishment, disapproval, or sarcasm.
- adverb In truth; indeed; assuredly.
- adverb Informal Used as an intensive, especially with verbs or verb phrases.
- adverb In the condition or manner expressed or indicated; thus.
- adjective True; factual.
- adjective In good order.
- conjunction For that reason; therefore.
- conjunction With the result or consequence that.
- conjunction With the purpose that.
- pronoun Such as has already been suggested or specified; the same or roughly the same.
- interjection Used to express surprise or comprehension.
- idiom (so as to) In order to.
- idiom (so that) With the purpose that.
- idiom (so that) With the result or consequence that.
- idiom (so what) Used to express contempt or lack of interest.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
- Go quietly! gently! easy now! be still: often used in quieting a restless animal. Sometimes spelled
- Nautical, a direction to the helmsman to keep the ship steady: as, steady, so! steady!
- An abbreviation of
- In, of, or to that degree; to an amount, extent, proportion or intensity specified, implied, or understood: used in various constructions.
- In the same sense so sometimes modifies a verb.
- With an adjective, adverb, or verb only, the consequent being omitted or ignored, and the degree being fixed by previous statements or by the circumstances of the case.
- Followed by that, as, or but, introducing a clause or an infinitive phrase noting result.
- In this sense sometimes followed by a phrase or clause of result without any connective.
- Of or to the following degree, extent, amount, etc.; thus.
- In that manner; in such manner (as the context indicates).
- In the manner explained by a correlative as (or so or how) and a subordinate clause.
- In the following manner; as follows; thus.
- In the manner previously noted or understood.
- Still gath'ring force, it smokes; and, urg'd amain, Whirls, leaps, and thunders down impetuous to the plain;
- In such a manner: followed by that or as, with a clause or phrase of result.
- By this or that means; by virtue of or because of this or that; for that reason; therefore; on those terms or conditions: often with a conjunctive quality (see II.).
- In a like manner, degree, proportion, etc.; correspondingly; likewise: with a correlative clause (usually with as) expressed or understood.
- In such way as aforesaid; in the aforesaid state or condition; the same: a pronominal adverb used especially for the sake of avoiding repetition.
- As aforesaid; precisely as stated; in very truth; in accordance with fact; verily.
- Such being the ease; accordingly; therefore; well, then: used in continuation, with a conjunctive quality.
- In an indefinite degree; extremely: as, you are so kind; we were so delighted.
- Then; thereafter.
- An abbreviation of
so be it: implying acquiescence, assent, or approbation.
- An abbreviation of
is it so?as, He leaves us to-day. So?
- In asseveration, and frequently with an ellipsis: as, I declare I did not, so help me God!
- As an indefinite particle: Ever; at all: now used only in composition, as in whoso, whosoever, whatsoever, etc.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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