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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of so long as

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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so long as Synonyms

Synonyms

as, when, while;

Near Antonyms

after;


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