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    some - Dictionary definition and meaning for word some

    (adj) quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    Example Sentence
    • have some milk
    • some roses were still blooming
    • having some friends over
    • some apples
    • some paper
    (adj) relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
    Example Sentence
    • we talked for some time
    • he was still some distance away
    (adj) relatively many but unspecified in number
    Example Sentence
    • they were here for some weeks
    • we did not meet again for some years
    (adj) remarkable
    Example Sentence
    • that was some party
    • she is some skier
    (adv) (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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