Something
Something Some"thing, adv. In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I something fear my father's wrath. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

We have something fairer play than a reasoner could have expected formerly. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

My sense of touch is something coarse. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

It must be done to-night, And something from the palace. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • something — ► PRONOUN 1) an unspecified or unknown thing. 2) an unspecified or unknown amount or degree. ► ADVERB informal ▪ used for emphasis with a following adjective: my back hurts something terrible. ● quite (or really) something Cf. ↑really something …   English terms dictionary

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  • something — [sum′thiŋ] pron. 1. a thing that is not definitely known, understood, or identified; some undetermined thing [something went wrong] 2. some thing or things, definite but unspecified [have something to eat] 3. a bit; a little [something over an… …   English World dictionary

  • something — The practice, originating in AmE and now spreading to BrE, of adding something to a multiple of ten to denote an age range (most often but not exclusively thirty something) is a convenient informal device: • This comic strip collection chronicles …   Modern English usage

  • -something — [sum′thiŋ] combining form forming adjectives 1. of, relating to, being, or for a person of an age one to nine years more than (a specified multiple of ten) [fortysomething, or in one s forties] 2. of a quantity one to nine more than (a specified… …   Universalium

  • -something — [ sʌmθıŋ ] suffix used with numbers such as twenty, forty, sixty, etc. to refer to the age of someone who is between 20 and 29, 40 and 49, etc., or to make nouns meaning someone who is that age: I don t know how old Tom is I suppose he must be… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • something — O.E. sum þinge; see SOME (Cf. some) + THING (Cf. thing). Hyphenated from c.1300; one word from 17c. Formerly common as an adverb (e.g. something like) …   Etymology dictionary

  • -something — [sum′thiŋ] combining form forming adjectives 1. of, relating to, being, or for a person of an age one to nine years more than (a specified multiple of ten) [fortysomething, or in one s forties] 2. of a quantity one to nine more than (a specified… …   English World dictionary

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