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(noun, adverb, adj., conj., interj., pronoun)
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There are 23 meanings of the word So.

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Def 1 US

So - as a noun

The syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

So - as an adverb

To a very great extent or degree

Example: "The idea is so obvious"

In a manner that facilitates

Example: "He observed the snakes so he could describe their behavior"

In such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied

Example: "They're happy and i hope they will remain so"

To a certain unspecified extent or degree

Example: "I can only go so far with this student"

In the same way; also

Example: "I was offended and so was he"

In the way indicated

Example: "Hold the brush so"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

(usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed

Example: "He was so tired he could hardly stand"

Subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors)

Example: "Then he left"

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and sothen7

(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

Example: "Therefore x must be true"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

In truth (often tends to intensify)

Example: "They said the car would break down and indeed it did"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

So - as an adjective

True, accurate.

Example: "That is so.  you are responsible for this, is that not so?"

In that state or manner; with that attribute. a proadjective that replaces the aforementioned adjective phrase.


Example: "Is he so?"

So - as a conjunction

In order that.

Example: "Eat your broccoli so you can have dessert."

With the result that; for that reason; therefore.

Example: "He ate too much cake, so he fell ill."

Provided that; on condition that, as long as.

So - as an interjection

Used after a pause for thought to introduce a new topic, question or story.

Example: "So, let's go home."

Short for so what.

Example: ""you park your car in front of my house every morning." — "so?""

Used to connect previous conversation or events to the following question.

Example: "So how does this story end?"

Used to introduce a rhetorical question.

Example: "We'd like to visit but i don't know if we can afford a hotel. —so who's staying in a hotel? stay with us."

Be as you are; stand still; used especially to cows; also used by sailors.

So - as a pronoun

Some person.

Example: "Can someone help me, please?"

Example Sentences

"I am so tired after a long day at work."
"He was driving so fast that he got a speeding ticket."
"I don't eat meat, so I ordered a vegetarian pizza."
"She forgot her umbrella, so she got wet in the rain."
"I studied hard for the exam, so I expect to get a good grade."
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Word Game Points

Is SO a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, so is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

SO has a SCRABBLE points total of 2.

Is SO a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, so is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
SO has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 2.

Is SO a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, so is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
SO has a WORDFEUD points total of 2.

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