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Definition of Some


  1. Consisting of a greater or less portion or sum; composed of a quantity or number which is not stated; -- used to express an indefinite quantity or number; as, some wine; some water; some persons. Used also pronominally; as, I have some.
  2. A certain; one; -- indicating a person, thing, event, etc., as not known individually, or designated more specifically; as, some man, that is, some one man.
  3. Not much; a little; moderate; as, the censure was to some extent just.
  4. About; near; more or less; -- used commonly with numerals, but formerly also with a singular substantive of time or distance; as, a village of some eighty houses; some two or three persons; some hour hence.
  5. Considerable in number or quality.
  6. Certain; those of one part or portion; -- in distinct from other or others; as, some men believe one thing, and others another.
  7. A part; a portion; -- used pronominally, and followed sometimes by of; as, some of our provisions.
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Some Translations

some in Afrikaans is enige, enigiemand, enkele, iemand, nogal, sommige
some in Danish is lidt
some in Dutch is een beetje, enigszins, een weinig
some in Finnish is muutama, jonkin verran, joku
some in French is un peu, un, quelques, quelqu'un
some in German is einige, manche, einige
some in Italian is qualche, alquanti, qualcosa, parecchio
some in Latin is pauci, aliquot, aliqui, aliqua, alquod
some in Spanish is algunos, unas, alguien, poco, bastante, algunas