summer2 (def 1).
being an undetermined or unspecified one:
Some person may object.
(used with plural nouns) certain:
Some days I stay home.
of a certain unspecified number, amount, degree, etc.:
to some extent.
unspecified but considerable in number, amount, degree, etc.:
We talked for some time. He was here some weeks.
Informal. of impressive or remarkable quality, consequence, extent, etc.:
That was some storm.
certain persons, individuals, instances, etc., not specified:
Some think he is dead.
an unspecified number, amount, etc., as distinguished from the rest or in addition:
He paid a thousand dollars and then some.
(used with numerals and with words expressing degree, extent, etc.) approximately; about:
Some 300 were present.
Informal. to some degree or extent; somewhat:
I like baseball some. She is feeling some better today.
Informal. to a great degree or extent; considerably:
That’s going some.
(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
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
a considerable number or amount of: he lived some years afterwards
a little: show him some respect
(usually stressed) (informal) an impressive or remarkable: that was some game!
a certain amount (more) (in the phrases some more and (informal) and then some)
about; approximately: he owes me some thirty pounds
(US, not standard) to a certain degree or extent: I guess I like him some
- Some random x
jargon Used to indicate a member of class X, with the implication that Xs are interchangeable. “I think some random cracker tripped over the guest timeout last night.” See also J. Random. [Jargon File] (1995-03-03)
noun 1. a city in SE Massachusetts. 2. a town in S Kentucky. 3. Somersetshire. noun 1. an acrobatic movement, either forward or backward, in which the body rolls end over end, making a complete revolution. 2. such a movement performed in the air as part of a dive, tumbling routine, etc. 3. a complete […]
- Somerset house
noun 1. a building in London, in the Strand, built (1776–86) by Sir William Chambers; formerly housed the General Register Office of births, marriages, and deaths: contains (from 1990) the art collections of the Courtauld Institute
noun 1. an island in the Arctic Ocean in Nunavut, Canada, NW of Baffin Island. 9594 sq. mi. (24,848 sq. km).