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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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