1. The syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization (synset 106881894)
  1. To a very great extent or degree (synset 400147630)
    "the idea is so obvious"; "never been so happy"; "I love you so"; "my head aches so!"
  2. In a manner that facilitates (synset 400119259)
    "he observed the snakes so he could describe their behavior"; "he stooped down so he could pick up his hat"
  3. In such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied (synset 400147962)
    "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 (synset 400148162)
    "I can only go so far with this student"; "can do only so much in a day"
  5. In the same way;
    Also (synset 400148308)
    "I was offended and so was he"; "worked hard and so did she"
  6. In the way indicated (synset 400122019)
    "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"
  7. (usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed (synset 400147799)
    "he was so tired he could hardly stand"; "so dirty that it smells"
  8. Subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors) (synset 400118527)
    "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"
  9. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result (synset 400043413)
    "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"
  10. In truth (often tends to intensify) (synset 400038035)
    "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!"

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