What is some?

  • (adj): Quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity.
    Example: "Have some milk"; "some roses were still blooming"; "having some friends over"; "some apples"; "some paper"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "some":

  • (adj): Unknown or unspecified.
    Example: "Some lunatic drove into my car"; "some man telephoned while you were out"; "some day my prince will come"; "some enchanted evening"
  • (adj): Remarkable.
    Example: "That was some party"; "she is some skier"
  • (adj): Relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent.
    Example: "We talked for some time"; "he was still some distance away"
  • (adj): Relatively many but unspecified in number.
    Example: "They were here for some weeks"; "we did not meet again for some years"

Famous quotes containing the word some:

    There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to some one at some time.
    Charles Horton Cooley (1864–1929)