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Synonyms for some
sʌm; unstressed səm

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term some.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. some(a)(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    few, little(a), ordinary, slight

  2. some(a)(adj)

    relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent

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

    Antonyms:
    slight, ordinary, little(a), few

  3. some(a)(adj)

    relatively many but unspecified in number

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

    Antonyms:
    few, ordinary, slight, little(a)

  4. some(adverb)

    remarkable

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

    Synonyms:
    some(a)

    Antonyms:
    slight, ordinary, few, little(a)

  5. approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or so(adverb)

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    few, little(a), slight, ordinary

Wiktionary

  1. some(pronoun)

    Synonyms:
    a few

    Antonyms:
    none, no, many, much

  2. some(pronoun)

    A certain number, at least one.

    Some enjoy spicy food, others prefer it milder.

    Synonyms:
    a few

    Antonyms:
    none, much, no, many

  3. some(pronoun)

    An indefinite quantity.

    Would you like some grapes?

    Synonyms:
    a few

    Antonyms:
    much, many, none, no

  4. some(pronoun)

    An indefinite amount, a part.

    Would you like some water?

    Synonyms:
    a few

    Antonyms:
    much, none, many, no

  5. some(pronoun)

    A certain, an unspecified or unknown.

    Synonyms:
    a few

    Antonyms:
    no, none, many, much

  6. some(pronoun)

    A considerable quantity or number of.

    He had edited the paper for some years.

    Synonyms:
    a few

    Antonyms:
    no, none, much, many

  7. some(pronoun)

    a remarkable.

    He is some acrobat!

    Synonyms:
    a few

    Antonyms:
    no, many, none, much

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. some(a.)

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

  2. some(a.)

    Synonyms:
    one (indefinitely), a, an, any

  3. some(a.)

    Synonyms:
    about, near

  4. some(a.)

    Synonyms:
    several, a considerable number

  5. some(a.)

    Synonyms:
    some people, some persons

  6. some(a.)

    Synonyms:
    a part, a portion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "some":

    certain, approximately, around, selected, few, number, nearly, roughly, specific

How to pronounce some?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say some in sign language?

  1. some

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#36about
#92some
#127most
#143number
#426around
#575few
#738specific
#989near
#1100certain
#1214almost
#1309round
#1392selected
#2248approximately
#2512nearly
#2643slightly
#4432somewhat
#5548rough
#6082virtually
#8322roughly
#33696nigh

How to use some in a sentence?

  1. Michael Matousek:

    Those are the two things one everyone's minds, that's why you have some of this selloff.

  2. Anna Lawson:

    These are all really exciting initiatives that will make a huge difference to some people, but they are very expensive... they're not going to be available to the vast majority of disabled people.

  3. Kirsten Dunst:

    Alexander Skarsgard's such a goofy Swede and no one gets to see that side of him -- Alexander Skarsgard's always cast as these really serious handsome dudes, really, Alexander Skarsgard's very funny. I hope that people see this and Alexander Skarsgard gets some other types of roles.

  4. Senator Franken:

    I ’m a warm person ; I hug people, i’ve learned from recent stories that in some of these encounters, I crossed a line for some women -- and I know that any number is too many.

  5. Mark Zaid:

    When this started to become an issue in November, with the lease provision, I said find me a plaintiff and I ’ll take the case. Scott Rome is a business lawyer in D.C. Rome approached me and said Scott Rome could get some restaurants.


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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