1: conforming to truth; "I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so"; "a truthful statement" [syn: so(p), truthful]
2: marked by system; in good order; "everything is in order"; "his books are always just so"; "things must be exactly so" [syn: in order(p), so(p)]
n : the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization [syn: sol, soh]
1: 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: in order that; "he stooped down so he could pick up his hat"
3: 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: to a certain unspecified extent or degree; "I can only go so far with this student"; "can do only so much in a day"
5: in the same way; also; "I was offended and so was he"; "worked hard and so did she"
6: in the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant) [syn: thus, thusly]
7: (usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed; "he was so tired he could hardly stand"; "so dirty that it smells"
8: subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors); "then he left"; "go left first, then right"; "first came lightning, then thunder"; "we watched the late movie and then went to bed"; "and so home and to bed" [syn: then, and so, and then]
9: in truth (often tends to intensify); "they said the car would break down and indeed it did"; "it is very cold indeed"; "was indeed grateful"; "indeed, the rain may still come"; "he did so do it!" [syn: indeed]
Adjacent words: snugging | snugging | snuggle | snuggled | snuggling | snugly | snugness | so | so as to | so far | so long | so much | so to speak | soak | soak through | soak up