So's

so

2 [soh]
noun Music.
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so1 (səʊ)
 
adv
1.  (foll by an adjective or adverb and a correlative clause often introduced by that) to such an extent: the river is so dirty that it smells
2.  (used with a negative; it replaces the first as in an equative comparison) to the same extent as: she is not so old as you
3.  (intensifier): it's so lovely; I love you so
4.  in the state or manner expressed or implied: they're happy and will remain so
5.  (not used with a negative; foll by an auxiliary verb or do, have, or be used as main verbs) also; likewise: I can speak Spanish and so can you
6.  informal indeed: used to contradict a negative statement: You didn't tell the truth. I did so!
7.  archaic provided that
8.  and so on, and so forth and continuing similarly
9.  just so See just
10.  or so approximately: fifty or so people came to see me
11.  quite so I agree; exactly
12.  so be it used to express agreement or resignation
13.  so much
 a.  a certain degree or amount (of)
 b.  a lot (of): it's just so much nonsense
14.  so much for
 a.  no more can or need be said about
 b.  used to express contempt for something that has failed: so much for your bright idea
 
conj
15.  in order (that): to die so that you might live
16.  with the consequence (that): he was late home, so that there was trouble
17.  (takes an infinitive) so as in order (to): to slim so as to lose weight
 
sentence connector
18.  in consequence; hence: she wasn't needed, so she left
19.  used to introduce a sentence expressing resignation, amazement, or sarcasm: so you're publishing a book!
20.  thereupon; and then: and so we ended up in France
21.  used to introduce a sentence or clause to add emphasis: he's crazy, so he is
22.  informal so what! what importance does that have?
 
pron
23.  used to substitute for a clause or sentence, which may be understood: you'll stop because I said so
 
adj (used with is, was, etc)
24.  factual; true: it can't be so
 
interj
25.  an exclamation of agreement, surprise, etc
 
usage  In formal English, so is not used as a conjunction, to indicate either purpose (he left by a back door so he could avoid photographers) or result (the project was abandoned so his services were no longer needed). In the former case to or in order to should be used instead, and in the latter case and so or and therefore would be more acceptable. The expression so therefore should not be used

so2 (səʊ)
 
n
music a variant spelling of soh

so3
 
the internet domain name for
Somalia

SO
 
abbreviation for
Somalia (international car registration)

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Word Origin & History

so
O.E. swa, swæ "in this way," from P.Gmc. *swa (cf. O.S., M.Du., O.H.G. so, O.N. sva, Dan. saa, Swed. sa, O.Fris. sa, Du. zo, Ger. so "so," Goth. swa "as"), from PIE reflexive pronomial stem *s(w)o- (cf. Gk. hos "as," O.Latin suad "so," L. se "himself"). So? as a term of dismissal is attested from
1886 (short for is that so?); so what as an exclamation of indifference dates from 1934. So-so "mediocre" is from 1530; so-and-so is from 1596 meaning "something unspecified;" first recorded 1897 as a euphemistic term of abuse.
"The adverb so at the beginning of a sentence ('So I'll pay for it!'), probably of Yiddish origin, occurs frequently in conversation." [M.Pei, "Story of English," 1952]
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
so
Somali
SO
  1. seller's option

  2. significant other

  3. Somalia (international vehicle ID)

  4. strikeout

  5. symphony orchestra

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Bible Dictionary

So definition


(Nubian, Sabako), an Ethiopian king who brought Egypt under his sway. He was bribed by Hoshea to help him against the Assyrian monarch Shalmaneser (2 Kings 17:4). This was a return to the policy that had been successful in the reign of Jeroboam I.

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