so much
I. adverb Date: 13th century by the amount indicated or suggested <
if they lose their way, so much the better for us
>
II. pronoun Date: 14th century 1. something (as an amount or price) unspecified or undetermined <
charge so much a mile
>
2. all that can be or is to be said or done <
so much for the history of the case
>
III. adjective Date: 1557 — used as an intensive <
the house burned like so much paper
>
<
sounded like so much nonsense
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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