some: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sum unstressed s&schwam), [key]
- being an undetermined or unspecified one: Some person may object.
- (used with plural nouns) certain: Some days I stay home.
- of a certain unspecified number, amount, degree, etc.: to some extent.
- unspecified but considerable in number, amount, degree, etc.: We talked for some time. He was here some weeks.
- of impressive or remarkable quality, consequence, extent, etc.: That was some storm.
- certain persons, individuals, instances, etc., not specified: Some think he is dead.
- an unspecified number, amount, etc., as distinguished from the rest or in addition: He paid a thousand dollars and then some.
- (used with numerals and with words expressing degree, extent, etc.) approximately; about: Some 300 were present.
- to some degree or extent; somewhat: I like baseball some. She is feeling some better today.
- to a great degree or extent; considerably: That's going some.
- a native English suffix formerly used in the formation of adjectives: quarrelsome; burdensome.
- a collective suffix used with numerals: twosome; threesome.
- a combining form meaning “body,” used in the formation of compound words: chromosome.
- some (Thesaurus)