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"
- (adv): (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct.
Example: "Some forty people came"
Synonyms: approximately, about, close to, just about, roughly, more or less, around, or so
- (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 (18641929)