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Somewhat vs. Something

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Somewhatadverb

(degree) To a limited extent or degree.

‘The crowd was somewhat larger than expected, perhaps due to the good weather.’; ‘The decision to shave or not is a somewhat personal’;

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.’;

Somewhatpronoun

(archaic) Something.

Somethingpronoun

A quality to a moderate degree.

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

Somewhatnoun

More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.

Somethingpronoun

A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.

‘She has a certain something.’;

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Somewhatnoun

A person or thing of importance; a somebody.

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.’;

Somewhatnoun

More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.

‘These salts have somewhat of a nitrous taste.’; ‘Somewhat of his good sense will suffer, in this transfusion, and much of the beauty of his thoughts will be lost.’;

Somethingadjective

Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.

Somewhatnoun

A person or thing of importance; a somebody.

‘Here come those that worship me.They think that I am somewhat.’;

Somethingadverb

(degree) Somewhat; to a degree.

‘The baby looks something like his father.’;

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Somewhatadverb

In some degree or measure; a little.

‘His giantship is gone, somewhat crestfallen.’; ‘Somewhat back from the village street.’;

Somethingadverb

To a high degree.

Somewhatadverb

to a small degree or extent;

‘his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory’; ‘the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other’;

Somethingverb

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

Somewhatadverb

to a moderately sufficient extent or degree;

‘the shoes are priced reasonably’; ‘he is fairly clever with computers’; ‘they lived comfortably within reason’;

Somethingnoun

An object whose nature is yet to be defined.

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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.’;

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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