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Meaning of SOMETHING

Pronunciation:  'sumthing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a thing of some kind; "is there something you want?"
 

SOMETHING is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: thing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Some"thing\, n.
    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.
                                                   Watts.
    
    3. A person or thing importance.
    
             If a man thinketh himself to be something, when he
             is nothing, he deceiveth himself.     --Gal. vi. 3.
    
    
  2. \Some"thing\, adv.
    In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.
    --Shak.
    
          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
          palace.                                  --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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