An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
"I must have forgotten to pack something, but I can't think what."
"I have something for you in my bag."
"I have a feeling something good is going to happen today."
A quality to a moderate degree.
"The performance was something of a disappointment."
"That child is something of a genius."
A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
"She has a certain something."
Somebody or something who is superlative in some way.
"He's really something! I've never heard such a great voice."
"She's quite something. I can't believe she would do such a mean thing."
Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
Somewhat; to a degree.
"The baby looks something like his father."
To a high degree.
Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
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).
plural of something
Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
A part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or degree; a little.
A person or thing importance.
In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.
a thing of some kind;
"is there something you want?"