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Creation implies authority in the sense of originator. The possibility of a 'Fall' is implied in a Covenant insofar as the idea of a Covenant implies the possibility of its being violated.
Kenneth Burke

Meaning of "insofar as" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INSOFAR AS

insofar as  [ˌɪnsəˈfɑːrəz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INSOFAR AS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Insofar as is a conjunction.
The conjunction is an invariable grammatical category used to join together words and sentences.

WHAT DOES INSOFAR AS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of insofar as in the English dictionary

The definition of insofar as in the dictionary is you use insofar as to introduce a statement which explains and adds to something you have just said.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INSOFAR AS


Banaras
bəˈnɑːrəz
Cordilleras
ˌkɔːdɪlˈjɛərəz
etceteras
ɪtˈsɛtrəz
extras
ˈɛkstrəz
horrors
ˈhɒrəz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INSOFAR AS

insobriety
insociability
insociable
insociably
insofar
insolate
insolation
insole
insolence
insolent
insolently
insolidity
insolubilise
insolubility
insolubilize
insoluble
insolubleness
insolubly
insolvability
insolvable

WORDS THAT END LIKE INSOFAR AS

as far as
as good as
as long as
as soon as
as well as
being as
even as
forasmuch as
in so far as
inasmuch as
much as
so as
such as

Synonyms and antonyms of insofar as in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «insofar as» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INSOFAR AS

Find out the translation of insofar as to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of insofar as from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «insofar as» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

只要
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en la medida en
570 millions of speakers

English

insofar as
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

insofar के रूप में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بقدر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поскольку
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

na medida em que
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যতটুকু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans la mesure où
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

sejauh mana
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

soweit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

限りとして
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하는 한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Insofar as
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trong chừng mực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அவ்வளவுதான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जोपर्यंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Olarak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per quanto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zakresie, w jakim
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

оскільки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în măsura în care
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μέτρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sover
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mån
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i den utstrekning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of insofar as

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INSOFAR AS»

The term «insofar as» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.539 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INSOFAR AS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «insofar as» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «insofar as» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about insofar as

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10 QUOTES WITH «INSOFAR AS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word insofar as.
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Nelson Algren
The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy - yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.
2
Daniel Berrigan
A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like the plague the plague it promised to heal.
3
Pierre Bourdieu
Symbolic violence is violence wielded with tacit complicity between its victims and its agents, insofar as both remain unconscious of submitting to or wielding it.
4
Giordano Bruno
There is one simple Divinity found in all things, one fecund Nature, preserving mother of the universe insofar as she diversely communicates herself, casts her light into diverse subjects, and assumes various names.
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Kenneth Burke
Creation implies authority in the sense of originator. The possibility of a 'Fall' is implied in a Covenant insofar as the idea of a Covenant implies the possibility of its being violated.
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James S. Coleman
Schools are successful only insofar as they reduce the dependence of a child's opportunities upon his social origins.
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Arthur Eddington
Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't.
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Rudolf Christoph Eucken
The transformation of environment has become the purpose of human life; life seems real only insofar as it deals with things.
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J. William Fulbright
Insofar as international law is observed, it provides us with stability and order and with a means of predicting the behavior of those with whom we have reciprocal legal obligations.
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Gustav Heinemann
The secret of big and revolutionary actions also consists in discovering the tiny step that is simultaneously a strategic step, insofar as it entails additional steps in the direction of a better reality.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INSOFAR AS»

Discover the use of insofar as in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to insofar as and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Representation and the Mind-Body Problem in Spinoza
Earlier, I showed that, for Spinoza, all ideas are adequate insofar as they are in God's mind. This is because, as we saw, an idea is adequate insofar as it is in a given mind if and only if it is not caused from outside that mind. No idea is caused  ...
Michael Della Rocca Assistant Professor of Philosophy Yale University, 1996
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Modern Philosophy (Second Edition): An Anthology of Primary ...
Proof: Insofar as the mind conceives the present existence of its body, to that extent it conceives a duration that can be determined by time, and only to that extent does it have the power to conceive things in relation to time (Pr. 21, V and Pr. 26, ...
Roger Ariew, Eric Watkins, 2009
3
Published Essays, 1929-1933
This extensive manifold of nuances and series of nuances of the one rational existence of the human being is linguistically molded into a unit by the modal adverb insofar as [sofern]. At some point that is regarded as sufficiently secure to serve ...
Eric Voegelin, John von Heyking, Thomas W. Heilke, 2003
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Freedom's Embrace
Entities can be said to coexist precisely insofar as they are determined by one another. But an entity is free only insofar as it determines itself, that is, insofar as it is not determined by others. It would seem, then, that an entity can be said to be ...
J. Melvin Woody, 2010
5
Sartrean Dialectics: A Method for Critical Discourse on ...
... sentence: A dialectical thought is first, in the same movement, the examination of a reality insofar as it helongs to a whole, insofar as it negates the whole, insofar as this whole includes it, conditions it and negates it; insofar as, consequently, ...
Roxanne Claire Farrar, 2000
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Lectures on Logic: Berlin, 1831
Here, in the logic of the essence of being, this determination of being a middle point remains finite and goes its separate way from the way followed in the logic of the self-concept. (§120) Something is this insofar as it is not that. As long as we  ...
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Clark Butler, 2008
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Summulae de Dialectica:
Thus, just as motion is described as the act of the thing that can be moved insofar it can be moved and of the moving thing insofar as it is moving, and just as, more specifically, alteration is the act of the thing that can be altered insofar as it can ...
Jean Buridan, 2001
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Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit
11:1–3a, writing, 'For as far as the Word of God was man from the root of Jesse and son of Abraham, insofar as this, the Spirit of God rested on him and he was anointed to preach the Gospel to the humble.' According to Irenaeus, the Spirit of  ...
Anthony Briggman, 2012
9
On Evil
Therefore, if good insofar as it is capable of being deficient causes evil, it follows that good insofar as it is created causes evil. But created good always remains something created. Therefore, created good will always be the cause of evil.
Thomas Aquinas, University of Oxford Brian Davies O.P. Regent of Studies Blackfriars College, 2003
10
Science and Speculation
He observes that their inference can be made to conform to the elimination method by the reformulation 'Since men within our experience are mortal insofar as they are men, men everywhere are mortal' (3.30-5; cf. 35.2-3). Zeno's reply ...
Jonathan Barnes, J. Brunschwig, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INSOFAR AS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term insofar as is used in the context of the following news items.
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There's Still No Plan For The God of Peter Molyneux's Godus
It would've been “life-changing,” according to Molyneux, at least insofar as Henderson would've made a cut of Godus' earnings for as long as ... «Kotaku, Jul 15»
2
How to negotiate a job offer and salary - FT.com
Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham: "Show the employer how meeting your request is in his or her interest insofar as you will feel well-rewarded and ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
3
Ripping CDs and movies for personal use is once again illegal in UK
"Insofar as the Secretary of State has not articulated a present intent to reintroduce an exception and seeks time to think matters over, it would ... «Ars Technica UK, Jul 15»
4
Based on breakout timelines, the world is better off with the Iran …
Insofar as the final text is concerned, it is now one of the most compelling arguments in support ofthe Iran nuclear deal. The deal negotiated by ... «Brookings Institution, Jul 15»
5
Michael Bisping: 'A title fight is getting closer and … - MMA Fighting
There hasn't been as much back and forth this time between Bisping and Leites, insofar as it comes to angry words and threats being ... «MMA Fighting, Jul 15»
6
Can UNI afford to be a Division I school for athletics?
... a major conference insofar as football is concerned," said Bob Downer, an Iowa City lawyer who served on the regents from 2003 until earlier ... «Iowa City Press Citizen, Jul 15»
7
SNP launches bid to extend influence beyond Scotland | Politics …
... own constitution unless the following were to be added: 'insofar as the issue can be judged to advance the cause of Scottish independence.'. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Lodha committee could come down hard on the BCCI president's …
... that Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has not finished his job yet insofar as recommending to the BCCI the best practices and structural reforms to ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
9
Inside Gaming: Smoking Ban Might Hurt Macau, Judge Won't …
Jacobs likewise had requested the records be unsealed insofar as they would likely help him with his case against the Sands companies. «PokerNews.com, Jul 15»
10
Food Review: Indian Express in West Kensington has the right …
Good things come in small sizes is a popular saying, and it rings true insofar as Indian Express in West Kensington is concerned. The food and ... «getwestlondon, Jul 15»

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