"some" Definition

  1. a. Consisting of a greater or less portion or sum; composed of a quantity or number which is not stated; -- used to express an indefinite quantity or number; as, some wine; some water; some persons. Used also pronominally; as, I have some.
  2. a. A certain; one; -- indicating a person, thing, event, etc., as not known individually, or designated more specifically; as, some man, that is, some one man.
  3. a. Not much; a little; moderate; as, the censure was to some extent just.
  4. a. About; near; more or less; -- used commonly with numerals, but formerly also with a singular substantive of time or distance; as, a village of some eighty houses; some two or three persons; some hour hence.
  5. a. Considerable in number or quality.
  6. a. Certain; those of one part or portion; -- in distinct from other or others; as, some men believe one thing, and others another.
  7. a. A part; a portion; -- used pronominally, and followed sometimes by of; as, some of our provisions.

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Position in dictionary: 92545 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a., a., a., a., a.,
Words that start with "some": 14
Words that end with "some": 101
Words that contain "some": 156
Next words in dictionary: somebody, somedeal, somehow, somersault, somerset, something, sometime, sometimes, somewhat, somewhen
Previous words in dictionary: sombrous, sombrero, sombreness, sombrely, sombre, somberness, somberly, somber, somatotropism, somatopleuric

English Dictionary Definition of some

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