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Synonyms for some
sʌm; unstressed səmsome

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  1. somepronoun

    a few

    no, many, much, none

  2. somepronoun

    Of a measurement; approximately, roughly

    I guess he must have weighed some 90 kilos.

    a few

    none, much, no, many

  3. somepronoun

    An unspecified quantity or number of.

    Would you like some grapes?

    a few

    none, no, many, much

  4. somepronoun

    An unspecified amount of (something uncountable).

    Would you like some water?

    a few

    none, many, much, no

  5. somepronoun

    A certain, an unspecified or unknown.

    a few

    no, none, many, much

  6. somepronoun

    A considerable quantity or number of.

    He had edited the paper for some years.

    a few

    much, many, none, no

  7. somepronoun

    a remarkable.

    He is some acrobat!

    a few

    no, many, none, much

Princeton's WordNet

  1. some(a)adjective

    quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity

    "have some milk"; "some roses were still blooming"; "having some friends over"; "some apples"; "some paper"

    few, little(a), ordinary, slight

  2. some(a)adjective

    relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent

    "we talked for some time"; "he was still some distance away"

    slight, ordinary, little(a), few

  3. some(a)adjective

    relatively many but unspecified in number

    "they were here for some weeks"; "we did not meet again for some years"

    few, ordinary, slight, little(a)

  4. someadverb


    "that was some party"; "she is some skier"


    slight, ordinary, few, little(a)

  5. approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or soadverb

    (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

    "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

    well-nigh, rough, virtually, somewhat, slightly, or so, roughly, just about, nigh, most, about, nearly, more or less, almost, near, approximately, around, close to, round

    few, little(a), slight, ordinary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. someadjective

    more or less, a certain quantity of, a certain number of

  2. someadjective

    one (indefinitely), a, an, any

  3. someadjective

    about, near

  4. someadjective

    several, a considerable number

  5. someadjective

    some people, some persons

  6. someadjective

    a part, a portion

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How to use some in a sentence?

  1. Cesare Galli:

    It shows for the first time that modern technology can offer some options for conservation when the situation gets very bad, when species become endangered, such as the case of the northern white rhino.


    The world becomes smaller when some people shuts the door for others.

  3. Les Abend:

    It's a matter of cost, we do have some aspect of streaming data in the form of ADS-B, which is Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast information, which uses satellite.

  4. House Speaker John Boehner:

    At some point they just can't ignore the fact that there are a lot of public documents on the server that the American people have a right to see, and we believe it's time for Mrs. Clinton to turn that server and all those documents over to the inspector general at the State Department. Let them sort out what's official, what's private. I have no interest in what her private emails were.

  5. Walter Willett:

    Some of its saturated fat is comprised of shorter molecules than saturated fat from dairy fat, and these do tend to raise HDL cholesterol more potently.

Translations for some

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  • بعضArabic
  • тро́хі, некато́ры, не́калькіBelarusian
  • একটুBengali
  • nějakýCzech
  • peth, rhai, rhywWelsh
  • irgendein, etwas, einige, manche, etliche, ein paar, welche, ungefähr, etwa, umGerman
  • λίγο, μερικοί, περίπουGreek
  • unos, alguno, algo, algunas, unas, algunosSpanish
  • کمیPersian
  • joskus, melkoinen, muutamia, joitakin, jotkut, eräs, vähän, muutamat, aikamoinen, jonkin verran, joku, jotakin, jotakuinkinFinnish
  • certains, des, quelques, du, quelque, certain, la, de la, quelconque, environFrench
  • daoine, roinnt, ábharIrish
  • air choireiginScottish Gaelic
  • algúnGalician
  • कुछ, थोड़ा, कोई, के लगभगHindi
  • որոշ, մի քիչ, մի, ոմանք, ինչ-որ, մի քանի, մի քանիսը, մոտArmenian
  • alcun, qualqueInterlingua
  • sum, sumar, sumirIcelandic
  • כמהHebrew
  • ある, いくつか, いくつかのJapanese
  • អ្នកខ្លះ, ន្តិចបន្តួច, បន្តិចបន្តួចKhmer
  • aliquiLatin
  • ētahi, heMāori
  • အချို့Burmese
  • noenNorwegian
  • wat, sommige, sommigenDutch
  • sommeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • noen, enkelte, visseNorwegian
  • łaʼNavajo, Navaho
  • kilka, niektórzy, trochę, niektóre, jakiśPolish
  • algum, um pouco, que, um, alguns, mais ou menos, unsPortuguese
  • nișteRomanian
  • не́который, немно́го, како́й-то, не́сколькоRussian
  • neki, neke, nekaSerbo-Croatian
  • en del, lite, några, somliga, någon, något, vissaSwedish
  • บางThai
  • bazıTurkish
  • кі́лька, тро́хи, де́якийUkrainian
  • کوئی, کچھUrdu
  • một sốVietnamese
  • ene fameuse, kékès, sacwantès, on fameus, ene, puzieurs, sacwants, on, on pô do, puzieurès, do, on pô del, ene miete di, del, desWalloon
  • 一些Chinese

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