Definition of In so far

1. Adverb. To the degree or extent that. "So far as it is reasonably practical he should practice restraint"




Lexicographical Neighbors of In So Far

in sheets
in shock
in short
in short order
in short supply
in shorter order
in shortest order
in sight
in silence
in silico
in situ
in situ hybridisation
in situ hybridization
in situ nucleic acid hybridization
in small stages
in so far (current term)
in so far as
in so many words
in some manner
in some respects
in some way
in someone's shoes
in someone's wheelhouse
in something's way
in sort
in spades
in specie
in spirit
in spite of
in spite of appearance

Literary usage of In so far

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... in so far as they are in immediate relation to this end. The sinlessness of man in Paradise was theoretically only potential, since the will includes ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"Then the soul of a thirsty man, in so far as he is thirsty, has no other wish than to drink; but this it desires, ..."

3. Ethic: Demonstrated in Geometrical Order, and Divided Into Five Parts, which by Benedictus de Spinoza, William Hale White, Amelia Hutchison Stirling (1894)
"But in so far as the human body is an individual which can be affected in a ... The ideas of the affections of the human body, in so far as they are related ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"in so far as the exceptions present questions for decision by this court) the trial Judge did not err in refusing to recommit the case to the auditor, ..."

5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"This material is, indeed, so far related to the idea that the idea can present itself in it, at least in general, and yet it is in so far a foreign, ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... in the confession of ignorance, were postulates underlying the Socratic process, which in so far made no claim to be a " philosophy without assumptions. ..."

7. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... in so far as they are in immediate relation to this end. The sinlessness of man in Paradise was theoretically only potential, since the will includes ..."

8. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"Then the soul of a thirsty man, in so far as he is thirsty, has no other wish than to drink; but this it desires, ..."

9. Ethic: Demonstrated in Geometrical Order, and Divided Into Five Parts, which by Benedictus de Spinoza, William Hale White, Amelia Hutchison Stirling (1894)
"But in so far as the human body is an individual which can be affected in a ... The ideas of the affections of the human body, in so far as they are related ..."

10. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"in so far as the exceptions present questions for decision by this court) the trial Judge did not err in refusing to recommit the case to the auditor, ..."

11. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"This material is, indeed, so far related to the idea that the idea can present itself in it, at least in general, and yet it is in so far a foreign, ..."

12. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... in the confession of ignorance, were postulates underlying the Socratic process, which in so far made no claim to be a " philosophy without assumptions. ..."

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