So meaning

So is defined as more or less when giving a rough idea of a number or also.

An example of so is telling someone the time when it's roughly 2pm.

adverb
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So means with the result of something or in order that something.

An example of so is saying you went to the beach because it was hot.

An example of so is explaining to someone that you left a party to let you go to bed.

conjunction
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Used to preface a remark or signal a new subject.

So what happened here? So I'm going to the store to buy some milk.

adverb
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So means the way or amount shown.

An example of so is a golfer showing someone how to hold a golf club at a specific angle.

adverb
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In the same way; likewise.

You were on time, and so was I.

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Afterward; then.

To the gas station and so home.

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True; factual.

I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so.

adjective
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In good order.

Everything on his desk must be exactly so.

adjective
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For that reason; therefore.

This is the easiest way to get there, so don't argue.

conjunction
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With the result or consequence that.

He failed to appear, so we went on without him.

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With the purpose that.

I stayed so I could see you.

conjunction
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Such as has already been suggested or specified; the same or roughly the same.

She became a loyal friend and remained so.

pronoun
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Used to express surprise or comprehension.

So! You've finished your work at last.

interjection
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Seller's option.
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Significant other.
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Strikeout.
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South.
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Southern.
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In the way or manner shown, expressed, indicated, understood, etc.; as stated or described; in such a manner.

Hold the bat just so.

adverb
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For the reason specified; therefore.

They were tired, and so left.

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Also; likewise [she enjoys music, and so does he]
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Then.

And so to bed.

adverb
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Very much [she so wants to go]

I did so tell the truth!

adverb
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In order that; with the purpose that.

Talk louder so (that) everyone can hear.

conjunction
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With the result that; because of this.

She smiled, so I did too.

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If only; as long as; provided (that)
conjunction
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That which has been specified or named.

They are friends and will remain so.

pronoun
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Used to express surprise, approval or disapproval, triumph, etc.
interjection
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True; in reality.

Is that so?

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noun
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South.
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Southern.
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Strikeout(s)
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(Shared Object) See dynamic linking.
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Alternative form of So..
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A Mon-Khmer-speaking people of Laos and Thailand.
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The molecular formula for sulfur dioxide.
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The ccTLD for Somalia as assigned by the IANA.
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Apparently; well, then. Used in expressing astonishment, disapproval, or sarcasm.

So you think you've got troubles?

adverb
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In the condition or manner expressed or indicated; thus.

Hold the brush so.

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Shootout.
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so as to
  • In order to:.
    Mail your package early so as to ensure its timely arrival.
idiom
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so that
  • With the purpose that:.
    I stopped so that you could catch up.
  • With the result or consequence that.
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so what
  • Used to express contempt or lack of interest.
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and so on
  • And others; and the rest; and in like manner; et cetera (etc.).
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just so
  • In precise or proper order.
    When it comes to housecleaning, everything must be just so.
idiom
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or so
  • Approximately that number, amount, etc.; more or less.
    Fifty dollars or so.
idiom
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so as to
  • In order to.
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so be it
  • A phrase used to express acceptance or acquiescence.
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so long!
  • Goodbye! farewell!.
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so much
  • To an unspecified but limited degree, amount, etc. [paid so much per day].
idiom
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so much for
  • No more need be said about.
    so much for my problems.
idiom
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so there!
  • A phrase used to accompany a defiant or spiteful gesture, action, remark, etc.
idiom
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so what?
  • Even if so, what then?.
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Origin of so

  • Middle English from Old English swā swo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Somalia, so.

    From Wiktionary