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1. so

adverb. ['ˈsoʊ'] in the way indicated; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant).

Synonyms

  • therefore
  • thus
  • for this reason
  • for that reason
  • accordingly
  • as a result
  • as a consequence
  • hence

Etymology

  • so (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with So

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  • tableau

Example sentences of the word so


1. Adverb
Peroxide may bleach the staining substance or the wood, so wipe it away with a damp cloth.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
If your puppy is whining, he may be asking you to take him outside so he can eliminate.

Quotes containing the word so


1. So many books, so little time.
- Frank Zappa

2. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
- H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

3. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2. so-and-so

noun. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible.

Synonyms

  • git
  • lowlife
  • skunk
  • rat
  • bum
  • puke
  • unpleasant person
  • stinkpot
  • stinker
  • crumb
  • disagreeable person
  • rotter
  • scum bag

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • fire
  • worker
  • work

3. say-so

noun. an authoritative declaration.

Synonyms

  • dictum
  • directive
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • unsure
  • uncertainty
  • inactivity
  • derestrict

4. so-so

adjective. ['ˈsoʊˈsoʊ'] being neither good nor bad.

Synonyms

  • ordinary

Antonyms

  • heedful
  • partial

5. so-so

adverb. ['ˈsoʊˈsoʊ'] in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner.

Synonyms

  • acceptably

Antonyms

  • intolerably
  • reactive

6. so-called

adjective. ['ˈsoʊˈkɔld'] doubtful or suspect.

Synonyms

  • supposed
  • questionable

Antonyms

  • undeclared
  • empirical
  • probable

7. so

adverb. ['ˈsoʊ'] subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors).

Synonyms

  • then
  • and then

Etymology

  • so (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. so

adverb. ['ˈsoʊ'] in truth (often tends to intensify).

Antonyms

  • present

Etymology

  • so (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. so

adverb. ['ˈsoʊ'] (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result.

Synonyms

  • hence
  • thence
  • thus

Etymology

  • so (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. so

noun. ['ˈsoʊ'] the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization.

Synonyms

  • sol
  • soh

Etymology

  • so (Middle English (1100-1500))
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