Definition of Something

1. n. Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.

2. adv. In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.

Definition of Something

1. Pronoun. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing. ¹

2. Pronoun. (colloquial) (''of someone or something'') A quality to a moderate degree. ¹

3. Pronoun. (colloquial) (''of a person'') A talent or quality that is difficult to specify. ¹

4. Pronoun. (colloquial) (''often with really'') Somebody or something who is (superl) in some way. ¹

5. Adjective. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify. ¹

6. Adverb. (context: degree) somewhat; to a degree ¹

7. Adverb. (context: degree colloquial) To a high degree. ¹

8. Verb. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song. ¹

9. Noun. An object whose nature is yet to be defined. ¹

10. Noun. An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense). ¹

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Definition of Something

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Something

somesthetic area
somesthetic system
something (current term)
something awful
something bad
something else
something fierce
something for the weekend
something good
something is rotten in the state of Denmark
something like
something or other
something tells one
something terrible
something to write home about

Literary usage of Something

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"Yal!ey of where hereabouts something that might give Why Christian . ... Lo! said their guide, did not I tell you that there was something hereabouts that ..."

2. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1879)
"must something be paid to God as a price, as well as something prepared to cover us ... Now, I see there was Christiana something to be learned by our being ..."

3. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"thinking about the question, unless I hear the contrary from your own lips, I expect something better. And therefore, I say, not only prove to us that ..."

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