HyperDic: so

English > 11 senses of the word so:
ADVERBallsoto a very great extent or degree
allsoin a manner that facilitates
allsoin such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied
allsoto a certain unspecified extent or degree
allsoin the same way
allso, thus, thuslyin the way indicated
allso(usually followed by 'that') to an extent or degree as expressed
allso, then, and sosubsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors)
allso, therefore, hence, thence, thus(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason / reason or as a result
allso, indeedin truth (often tends to intensify)
NOUNcommunicationso, sol, sohthe syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
so > pronunciation
Soundssow'
RhymesAlonso ... virtuoso: 20 rhymes with sow...
English > so: 11 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization.
Synonymssol, soh
Broadersolfa syllableOne of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization
Spanishsoh, sol
Catalansol, so
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo a very great extent or degree.
Examples
  • "the idea is so obvious"
  • "never been so happy"
  • "I love you so"
  • "my head aches so!"
Usage ofintensifier, intensiveA modifier that has little meaning / meaning except to intensify the meaning / meaning it modifies
Spanishtan, tanto
Catalantan
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a manner that facilitates.
Examples
  • "he observed the snakes so he could describe their behavior"
  • "he stooped down so he could pick up his hat"
Spanishasí
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied.
Examples
  • "They're happy and I hope they will remain so"
  • "so live your life that old age will bring no regrets"
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 4
MeaningTo a certain unspecified extent or degree.
Examples
  • "I can only go so far with this student"
  • "can do only so much in a day"
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 5
MeaningIn the same way; also.
Examples
  • "I was offended and so was he"
  • "worked hard and so did she"
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 6
MeaningIn the way indicated; ('thusly' is a nonstandard variant).
Example"hold the brush so"
Synonymsthus, thusly
Spanishasí
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 7
Meaning(usually followed by 'that') to an extent or degree as expressed.
Examples
  • "he was so tired he could hardly stand"
  • "so dirty that it smells"
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 8
Meaningsubsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors).
Example "and so home and to bed"
Synonymsthen, and so
Spanishasí que, entonces, luego, y así que, y después
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 9
Meaning(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason / reason or as a result.
Example "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"
Synonymstherefore, hence, thence, thus
Spanishasí
English > so: 11 senses > adverb 10
MeaningIn truth (often tends to intensify).
Example "he did so do it!"
Synonymindeed

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