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1. Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically
designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate
or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
There is something in the wind. --Shak.
The whole world has something to do, something to
talk of, something to wish for, and something to be
employed about. --Pope.
Something attemped, something done, Has earned a
night's repose. --Longfellow.
2. A part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or
degree; a little.
Something yet of doubt remains. --Milton.
Something of it arises from our infant state. --I.
3. A person or thing importance.
If a man thinketh himself to be something, when he
is nothing, he deceiveth himself. --Gal. vi. 3.
In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.
I something fear my father's wrath. --Shak.
We have something fairer play than a reasoner could
have expected formerly. --Burke.
My sense of touch is something coarse. --Tennyson.
It must be done to-night, And something from the