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Something vs. Somethings

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Somethingpronoun

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.’;

Somethingsnoun

plural of something

Somethingpronoun

A quality to a moderate degree.

‘The performance was something of a disappointment.’; ‘That child is something of a genius.’;

Somethingpronoun

A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.

‘She has a certain something.’;

Somethingpronoun

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.’;

Somethingadjective

Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.

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Somethingadverb

(degree) Somewhat; to a degree.

‘The baby looks something like his father.’;

Somethingadverb

To a high degree.

Somethingverb

Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.

Somethingnoun

An object whose nature is yet to be defined.

Somethingnoun

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).

Somethingnoun

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.’; ‘The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about.’; ‘Something attemped, something done,Has earned a night's repose.’;

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Somethingnoun

A part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or degree; a little.

‘Something yet of doubt remains.’; ‘Something of it arises from our infant state.’;

Somethingnoun

A person or thing importance.

‘If a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.’;

Somethingadverb

In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.

‘I something fear my father's wrath.’; ‘We have something fairer play than a reasoner could have expected formerly.’; ‘My sense of touch is something coarse.’; ‘It must be done to-night,And something from the palace.’;

Somethingnoun

a thing of some kind;

‘is there something you want?’;

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