A word used to begin a sentence, allowing the speaker another 2-3 seconds of thought before they begin the actual answer to a question or explanation of an idea
Dave: What is the point of having a vision statement if our CEO is legally blind?
Martha: So, the way I understand it is that a vision statement is actually a longterm target for either goals or growth, so I think we're taking it a little too literally. Maybe day 2 of orientation will clear that up.
Other takes: soActually, this definition sucks. Let me add my own. You can also share "so" with a friend or share it on Twitter.