What is So much as?
So much as definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
in the way or manner indicated, described, or implied: Do it so.
in that or this manner or fashion; thus: So it turned out.
in the aforesaid state or condition: It is broken and has long been so.
to the extent or degree indicated or suggested: Do not walk so fast.
Informal. very or extremely: I’m so sad.
Informal. (used with the word “not” or in a generally negative statement to emphasize an adjective, noun phrase, or clause) really; surely: That is so not funny! My mom is so going to kill me!
very greatly: My head aches so!
(used before an adverb or an adverbial clause and followed by as) to such a degree or extent: so far as I know.
having the purpose of: a speech so commemorating the victory.
for this or that reason; hence; therefore: She is ill, and so cannot come to the party.
(used as an affirmative to emphasize or confirm a previous statement) most certainly: I said I would come, and so I will.
(used as an emphatic affirmative to contradict a previous statement) indeed; truly; too: I was so at the party!
likewise or correspondingly; also; too: If he is going, then so am I.
in such manner as to follow or result from: As he learned, so did he teach.
in the way that follows; in this way: The audience was seated, and so the famous speech began.
in the way that precedes; in that way: So ended the speech, and the listeners arose and cheered.
in such way as to end in: So live your life that old age will bring you no regrets.
then; subsequently: and so to bed.
in order that (often followed by that): Check carefully, so any mistakes will be caught.
with the result that (often followed by that): He checked carefully, so that the mistakes were caught.
on the condition that; if.
such as has been stated: to be good and stay so.
something that is about or near the persons or things in question, as in number or amount: Of the original twelve, five or so remain.