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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.

Some Quotations

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Maya Angelou

I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some miracle to come knocking at our door.
Marla Gibbs

Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
Dita Von Teese

Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.
Ismail Haniyeh

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
Maya Angelou
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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
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