so long as


so long as

conjunction

Definition of SO LONG AS

1
:  during and up to the end of the time that :  while <so long as you are here, I'm fine>
2
:  provided that <you may go, so long as you return by dinnertime>

Examples of SO LONG AS

  1. <so long as you're staying with us, you may not smoke indoors>

First Known Use of SO LONG AS

14th century

Related to SO LONG AS

Synonyms
as, when, while, whilst [chiefly British]

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