so far as
conjunction Date: 1530 insofar as

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  • so far as — See: AS FAR AS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • so far as — See: AS FAR AS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as far as — or[so far as] {adv. phr.} 1. To the degree or amount that; according to what, how much, or how far. * /John did a good job as far as he went, but he did not finish it./ * /So far as the weather is concerned, I do not think it matters./ * /As far… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as far as — or[so far as] {adv. phr.} 1. To the degree or amount that; according to what, how much, or how far. * /John did a good job as far as he went, but he did not finish it./ * /So far as the weather is concerned, I do not think it matters./ * /As far… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • As far as — as as ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See {Also}.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • So far — So So, adv. [OE. so, sa, swa, AS. sw[=a]; akin to OFries, s[=a], s?, D. zoo, OS. & OHG. s?, G. so, Icel. sv[=a], sv?, svo, so, Sw. s?, Dan. saa, Goth. swa so, sw? as; cf. L. suus one s own, Skr. sva one s own, one s self. [root]192. Cf. As,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • So far forth — So So, adv. [OE. so, sa, swa, AS. sw[=a]; akin to OFries, s[=a], s?, D. zoo, OS. & OHG. s?, G. so, Icel. sv[=a], sv?, svo, so, Sw. s?, Dan. saa, Goth. swa so, sw? as; cf. L. suus one s own, Skr. sva one s own, one s self. [root]192. Cf. As,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • as far as that goes — or[as far as that is concerned] or[so far as that is concerned] also[so far as that goes] {adv. phr.} While we are talking about it; also; actually. * /You don t have to worry about the girls. Mary can take care of herself, and as far as that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as far as that goes — or[as far as that is concerned] or[so far as that is concerned] also[so far as that goes] {adv. phr.} While we are talking about it; also; actually. * /You don t have to worry about the girls. Mary can take care of herself, and as far as that… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • So Near, So Far (Musings for Miles) — Studioalbum von Joe Henderson Veröffentlichung 1993 Label Verve Records …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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