insofar

[in-suh-fahr, -soh-]

adverb

to such an extent (usually followed by as): I will do the work insofar as I am able.

Nearby words

  1. insistent,
  2. insistently,
  3. insnare,
  4. insobriety,
  5. insociable,
  6. insofar as,
  7. insol.,
  8. insolate,
  9. insolation,
  10. insole

Origin of insofar

First recorded in 1590–1600; orig. phrase in so far

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Idioms and Phrases with insofar as

insofar as

see inasmuch as, def. 2.

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