so

Definitions

General English

Food

  • scallops

Information & Library Science

Politics

  • acronym forstanding order
    (written as SO)

Origin & History of “so”

So is a general Germanic word, with relatives in German so, Dutch zo, Swedish , and Danish saa. It is also distantly connected with Greek hōs ‘as’ and hóppōs ‘how’. Far back in its history it participated in the formation of English as and such.
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