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Definitions of so
  1. adverb
    to a very great extent or degree
    “the idea is so obvious”
    “never been so happy”
    “I love you so
    “my head aches so!”
  2. adverb
    to a certain unspecified extent or degree
    “I can only go so far with this student”
    “can do only so much in a day”
  3. adverb
    in such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied
    “They're happy and I hope they will remain so
    so live your life that old age will bring no regrets”
  4. adverb
    in the way indicated
    “hold the brush so
    synonyms: thus, thusly
  5. adverb
    in the same way; also
    “I was offended and so was he”
    “worked hard and so did she”
  6. adverb
    in truth (often tends to intensify)
    “he did so do it!”
    synonyms: indeed
  7. adverb
    in a manner that facilitates
    “he observed the snakes so he could describe their behavior”
    “he stooped down so he could pick up his hat”
  8. adverb
    (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
    “the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted”
    synonyms: hence, thence, therefore, thus
  9. adverb
    (usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed
    “he was so tired he could hardly stand”
    so dirty that it smells”
  10. adverb
    subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors)
    synonyms: and so, and then, then
  11. noun
    the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
    synonyms: soh, sol
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    type of:
    solfa syllable
    one of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization
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