someplace
adverb Date: 1880 somewhere

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • someplace — is a common alternative for somewhere in AmE, but still sounds somewhat alien in British contexts: • She can get a good job herself someplace and they can get married Lee Smith, 1983 …   Modern English usage

  • someplace — (n.) 1853, from SOME (Cf. some) + PLACE (Cf. place) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • someplace — ► ADVERB & PRONOUN informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ somewhere …   English terms dictionary

  • someplace — [sum′plās΄] adv. Informal in, to, or at some place: somewhere n. Informal SOMEWHERE …   English World dictionary

  • someplace — As is pointed out in the entry ANYPLACE, someplace is not a standard adverb. Write I left my coat somewhere (not someplace). When some is used as an adjective and place as a noun, no error is involved: There must be some place in this town where… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • someplace — some|place [ sʌmpleıs ] adverb AMERICAN ** somewhere: My glasses have to be around here someplace. someplace else: Are you spending Thanksgiving at your parents , or are you going someplace else? …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • someplace — [[t]sʌ̱mpleɪs[/t]] ADV: ADV after v Someplace means the same as somewhere. [AM] Maybe if we could go someplace together, just you and I... They lived over around Coyote Canyon someplace. Syn: somewhere …   English dictionary

  • someplace — UK [ˈsʌmpleɪs] / US adverb American somewhere My glasses have to be around here someplace. someplace else: Are you spending Thanksgiving at your parents , or are you going someplace else? …   English dictionary

  • someplace — adverb somewhere We cant find the wretched thing, but it must be someplace …   Wiktionary

  • someplace — some|place [ˈsʌmpleıs] adv [not usually in questions or negatives] spoken especially AmE somewhere ▪ I must have left my jacket someplace …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • someplace — adverb especially AmE somewhere: I must have left my jacket someplace …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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