so as

conjunction

1
a
obsolete : so sense 1a
I hope you shall receive honorable requital of his amicable ambassade so as you shall have no cause to regret his arrivalElizabeth I
b
: so sense 1b
repeated aloud so as there'd be no chance of a mistakeG. W. Brace
2
: provide that
could play 'em a tune on any sort of pot you please, so as it was iron or block tinCharles Dickens

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“So as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/so%20as. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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