from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. In that degree; to that extent. Used with the comparative form of adjectives: If she wins the award, so much the better for the team.
- adv. In such a degree; to such an extent: The ideas of the candidates are so much alike that he could see no difference between them.
- adj. So great in quantity, degree, or extent: There's been so much rain the crops are rotting in the fields.
- adj. Equivalent or equal in quantity, degree, or extent: The report sounded like so much baloney.
- pro. An unspecified amount or degree: charged so much a yard.
- pro. Everything that can be said or done. Used to summarize or dismiss something: So much for the real story behind this sensational trial.
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- n. A particular amount, often a large or excessive amount.
- n. A demonstrated amount.
- adv. To a certain degree or extent
- adj. Great in quantity, degree etc.
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