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Definition of 'some'

Adjective

  1. 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: no all
  2. relatively many but unspecified in number; "they were here for some weeks"; "we did not meet again for some years"
  3. remarkable; "that was some party"; "she is some skier"
  4. relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent; "we talked for some time"; "he was still some distance away"

Adverb

  1. (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: approximately about close to just about roughly more or less around or so


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