Somer



noun, Obsolete.
1.
summer2 (def 1).
adjective
1.
being an undetermined or unspecified one:
Some person may object.
2.
(used with plural nouns) certain:
Some days I stay home.
3.
of a certain unspecified number, amount, degree, etc.:
to some extent.
4.
unspecified but considerable in number, amount, degree, etc.:
We talked for some time. He was here some weeks.
5.
Informal. of impressive or remarkable quality, consequence, extent, etc.:
That was some storm.
pronoun
6.
certain persons, individuals, instances, etc., not specified:
Some think he is dead.
7.
an unspecified number, amount, etc., as distinguished from the rest or in addition:
He paid a thousand dollars and then some.
adverb
8.
(used with numerals and with words expressing degree, extent, etc.) approximately; about:
Some 300 were present.
9.
Informal. to some degree or extent; somewhat:
I like baseball some. She is feeling some better today.
10.
Informal. to a great degree or extent; considerably:
That’s going some.
determiner
1.

(a) certain unknown or unspecified: some lunatic drove into my car, some people never learn
(as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural): some can teach and others can’t

2.

an unknown or unspecified quantity or amount of: there’s some rice on the table, he owns some horses
(as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural): we’ll buy some

3.

a considerable number or amount of: he lived some years afterwards
a little: show him some respect

4.
(usually stressed) (informal) an impressive or remarkable: that was some game!
5.
a certain amount (more) (in the phrases some more and (informal) and then some)
6.
about; approximately: he owes me some thirty pounds
adverb
7.
(US, not standard) to a certain degree or extent: I guess I like him some
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