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  • 41 -some — I. suffix found in some adjectives showing especially a tendency, as in quarrelsome, burdensome. {Middle English; Old English sum, related to German sam} II. collective suffix used with numerals, as in twosome, threesome, foursome. {special use… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 42 -some —    a suffix added to a number to create a unit of quantity. For example, a foursome is a group of four. The suffix comes from the use of some as a pronoun meaning a number of individuals, as in Some Like It Hot …

    Dictionary of units of measurement

  • 43 some — See: AND THEN SOME …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 44 some — See: AND THEN SOME …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 45 -some — some1 a native English suffix formerly used in the formation of adjectives: quarrelsome; burdensome. [ME; OE sum; akin to Goth sama, G sam; see SAME] some2 a collective suffix used with numerals: twosome; threesome. [ME sum, OE sum; special use… …

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  • 46 some — See some, somewhat …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 47 some — Synonyms and related words: Daedalian, a, about, adept, adroit, all but, almost, an, any, anything, approximately, apt, artistic, as good as, aught, authoritative, bravura, brilliant, certain, circa, clean, clever, composite, coordinated, crack,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 48 some — See: and then some …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 49 some — adj. ‘sum holi childe.’ 104 B.; used absolutely, ‘somme’ == some persons. RG. 396, 459 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 50 -some — some1 suffix forming adjectives meaning: 1》 productive of: loathsome. 2》 characterized by being: wholesome.     ↘apt to: tiresome. Origin OE sum. some2 suffix (forming nouns) denoting a group of a specified number: foursome. Origin OE sum some .… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 51 -some — 1. suffix forming adjectives meaning: 1 adapted to; productive of (cuddlesome; fearsome). 2 characterized by being (fulsome; lithesome). 3 apt to (tiresome; meddlesome). Etymology: OE sum 2. suffix forming nouns from numerals, meaning a group of… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 52 someð — somet, someð varr. of samed adv. Obs …

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  • 53 some — See quantifier …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 54 SOME — * Sons Of Main Eventers (Miscellaneous » Funnies) …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 55 -some — [Gr. soma body] a word termination denoting a body …

    Medical dictionary

  • 56 some — aegosome allosome assomme centrosome chondriosome chromosome consomme dextrorsum hétérochromosome lysosome opossum pensum psaume ribosome schistosome senestrorsum somme trypanosome usum …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 57 some — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. several, [a] few, a number of; one, any; certain, divers, various, sundry; informal, what a, quite a. pron. any, a few, one or more, someone, somebody. adv. about, around, approximately, nearly,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 58 some — sum …

    American English homophones

  • 59 some — sÊŒm ,sÉ™m adj. being an unknown or unspecified amount, undetermined, approximate; being unnamed; impressive, remarkable (Informal) adv. approximately, to a certain degree; somewhat (Informal); very, considerably (Informal) pron. indefinite… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 60 sôme —    Dites, ânesse , s. f …

    Dictionnaire grammatical du mauvais langage