Crossword clues for some
- Indefinite number
- Homophone for sum
- Finish for hand or win
- "___ Came Running": J. Jones
- Ending with quarrel or fear
- "___ of These Days": Sophie Tucker theme
- Time starter
- "Have _____!"
- Indefinite quantity
- "___ Came Running," book by Jones
- Unspecified number
- Suffix for tooth
- "___ achieve greatness . . . ": Shak.
- Amount between all and none
- "___ must be spectators": Jonson
- Between few and many
- A few or more
- "___ are born great . . . ": Shakespeare
- Ending with tire or irk
- "___ punkins!"
- Indeterminate number
- "___ are born great . . . ": Shak.
- "___ pumpkins!"
- "___ Enchanted Evening"
- Upward of
- "___ Like It Hot": 1959 film
- Suffix with blithe and frolic
- Word with one or what
- "You can fool ___ of . . . "
- "___ party!"
- Suffix for two, three or four
- Bother or trouble ending
- A little
- Not too many
- A number of
- A bit
- "___ nerve!"
- A few
- "___ Like It Hot"
- Between all and none
- Ending with win or hand
- Not all
- A portion
- Between 0% and 100%
- A smattering of
- To a degree
- Five or ten, say
- Amount between none and all
- Not a lot
- "Try ___"
- A portion of
- "___ help you are!"
- Body opening?
- Adjective-forming suffix
- Four or five, say
- Remarkable: Slang
- Indefinite amount
- More or less
- Suffix with hand or tooth
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Some \Some\ (s[u^]m), a. [OE. som, sum, AS. sum; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. sum, OD. som, D. sommig, Icel. sumr, Dan. somme (pl.), Sw. somlige (pl.), Goth. sums, and E. same.
Consisting of a greater or less portion or sum; composed of a quantity or number which is not stated; -- used to express an indefinite quantity or number; as, some wine; some water; some persons. Used also pronominally; as, I have some.
Some theoretical writers allege that there was a time when there was no such thing as society.
A certain; one; -- indicating a person, thing, event, etc., as not known individually, or designated more specifically; as, some man, that is, some one man. ``Some brighter clime.''
Some man praiseth his neighbor by a wicked intent.
Most gentlemen of property, at some period or other of their lives, are ambitious of representing their county in Parliament.
Not much; a little; moderate; as, the censure was to some extent just.
About; near; more or less; -- used commonly with numerals, but formerly also with a singular substantive of time or distance; as, a village of some eighty houses; some two or three persons; some hour hence.
The number slain on the rebel's part were some two thousand.
Considerable in number or quantity. ``Bore us some leagues to sea.''
On its outer point, some miles away. The lighthouse lifts its massive masonry.
Some [seeds] fell among thorns; . . . but other fell into good ground.
--Matt. xiii. 7, 8.
A part; a portion; -- used pronominally, and followed sometimes by of; as, some of our provisions.
Your edicts some reclaim from sins, But most your life and blest example wins.
All and some, one and all. See under All, adv. [Obs.]
Note: The illiterate in the United States and Scotland often use some as an adverb, instead of somewhat, or an equivalent expression; as, I am some tired; he is some better; it rains some, etc.
Some . . . some, one part . . . another part; these . . . those; -- used distributively.
Some to the shores do fly, Some to the woods, or whither fear advised.
Note: Formerly used also of single persons or things: this one . . . that one; one . . . another.
Some in his bed, some in the deep sea.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English sum "some, a, a certain one, something, a certain quantity; a certain number;" with numerals "out of" (as in sum feowra "one of four"); from Proto-Germanic *suma- (cognates: Old Saxon, Old Frisian, Old High German sum, Old Norse sumr, Gothic sums), from PIE *smm-o-, suffixed form of root *sem- (1) "one," also "as one" (adv.), "together with" (see same). For substitution of -o- for -u-, see come.\nThe word has had greater currency in English than in the other Teutonic languages, in some of which it is now restricted to dialect use, or represented only by derivatives or compounds ....
[OED]\nAs a pronoun from c.1100; as an adverb from late 13c. Meaning "remarkable" is attested from 1808, American English colloquial. A possessive form is attested from 1560s, but always was rare. Many combination forms (somewhat, sometime, somewhere) were in Middle English but often written as two words till 17-19c. Somewhen is rare and since 19c. used almost exclusively in combination with the more common compounds; somewho "someone" is attested from late 14c. but did not endure. Scott (1816) has somegate "somewhere, in some way, somehow," and somekins "some kind of a" is recorded from c.1200. Get some "have sexual intercourse" is attested 1899 in a quote attributed to Abe Lincoln from c.1840.
adv. Of a measurement; approximately, roughly det. A certain proportion of, at least one. pron. A certain number, at least one.
adv. (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" [syn: approximately, about, close to, just about, roughly, more or less, around, or so]
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" [syn: some(a)] [ant: no(a), all(a)]
unknown or unspecified; "some lunatic drove into my car"; "some man telephoned while you were out"; "some day my prince will come"; "some enchanted evening" [syn: some(a)]
relatively many but unspecified in number; "they were here for some weeks"; "we did not meet again for some years" [syn: some(a)]
remarkable; "that was some party"; "she is some skier"
relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent; "we talked for some time"; "he was still some distance away" [syn: some(a)]
Somé is a town in the Nandiala Department of Boulkiemdé Province in central western Burkina Faso. It has a population of 3,073.
Some is a 2004 South Korean crime thriller film directed by Chang Yoon-hyun.
"Some" is a song by South Korean singers Soyou and Junggigo, featuring Lil Boi of Geeks. It was released online as a digital single on February 7, 2014 through Starship Entertainment.
Usage examples of "some".
The rest I was prepared to dismiss airily as some sort of unfortunate aberration brought about by the exceptional circumstances of the tornado.
He had figured to himself some passionate hysterique, merciless as a cat in her hate and her love, a zealous abettor, perhaps even the ruling spirit in the crime.
The troops of ladies were off to bereave themselves of their fashionable imitation old lace adornment, which denounced them in some sort abettors and associates of the sanguinary loathed wretch, Mrs.
We may, however, omit for the present any consideration of the particular providence, that beforehand decision which accomplishes or holds things in abeyance to some good purpose and gives or withholds in our own regard: when we have established the Universal Providence which we affirm, we can link the secondary with it.
Yet I know that thou wilt abide here till some one else come, whether that be early or late.
I deem thou hast not come hither to abide her without some token or warrant of her.
I will not wear thy soul with words about my grief and sorrow: but it is to be told that I sat now in a perilous place, and yet I might not step down from it and abide in that land, for then it was a sure thing, that some of my foes would have laid hand on me and brought me to judgment for being but myself, and I should have ended miserably.
So they took counsel together, and to some it seemed better to abide the onset on their vantage ground.
Since Bull Shockhead would bury his brother, and lord Ralph would seek the damsel, and whereas there is water anigh, and the sun is well nigh set, let us pitch our tents and abide here till morning, and let night bring counsel unto some of us.
Dale of the Tower: there shall we abide a while to gather victual, a day or two, or three maybe: so my Lord will hold a tourney there: that is to say that I myself and some few others shall try thy manhood somewhat.
It was now late in the afternoon, and Ralph pondered whether he should abide the night where he was and sleep the night there, or whether he should press on in hope of winning to some clear place before dark.
Either come down to us into the meadow yonder, that we may slay you with less labour, or else, which will be the better for you, give up to us the Upmeads thralls who be with you, and then turn your faces and go back to your houses, and abide there till we come and pull you out of them, which may be some while yet.
For I spake with thee, it is nigh two years agone, when thou wert abiding the coming of our Lady in the castle yonder But now I see of thee that thou art brighter-faced, and mightier of aspect than aforetime, and it is in my mind that the Lady of Abundance must have loved thee and holpen thee, and blessed thee with some great blessing.
At the same time, the desperation I heard in some voices made me wonder if Natch had been right to question our ability to make changes.
He was accounted a Master of Sorcere, the only Baenre so recognized other than old Gromph himself, and was reputed to be an abjurer of some skill.