as/so far as one can see/tell/judge

Definition of as/so far as one can see/tell/judge

used to say that one thinks a statement is true but that there may be something he or she does not know which makes it untrue
  • The investigation isn't making much progress, as/so far as I can see/tell/judge.

Word by Word Definitions

far play
  1. : at or to a considerable distance in space

  2. : to a great extent : much

  3. : by a broad interval : widely

  1. : remote in space

  2. : distinctly different in quality or relationship

  3. : remote in time

can play
  1. : know, understand

  2. : to be able to do, make, or accomplish

  3. : to have knowledge or skill

  1. : a usually cylindrical receptacle:

  2. : a vessel for holding liquids

  3. : a usually metal typically cylindrical receptacle usually with an open top, often with a removable cover, and sometimes with a spout or side handles (as for holding liquid or trash)

  1. : to put in a can : preserve by sealing in airtight cans or jars

  2. : to hit (a golf shot) into the cup

  3. : to hit (a shot) in basketball

see play
  1. : to perceive by the eye

  2. : to perceive or detect as if by sight

  3. : to have experience of : undergo

  1. : cathedra

  2. : a cathedral town

  3. : a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority

tell play
  1. : to relate in detail : narrate

  2. : to give utterance to : say

  3. : to make known : divulge, reveal

  1. : an inadvertent behavior or mannerism that betrays a poker player's true thoughts, intentions, or emotions

  1. : hill, mound

judge play
  1. : one who makes judgments: such as

  2. : a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court

  3. : one appointed to decide in a contest or competition : umpire

  1. : to form an opinion about through careful weighing of evidence and testing of premises

  2. : to form an estimate or evaluation of

  3. : to hold as an opinion : guess, think


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