\sˈʌm], \sˈʌm], \s_ˈʌ_m]\
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- English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
- WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
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.
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.
Not much; a little; moderate; as, the censure was to some extent just.
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.
Considerable in number or quality.
Certain; those of one part or portion; -- in distinct from other or others; as, some men believe one thing, and others another.
A part; a portion; -- used pronominally, and followed sometimes by of; as, some of our provisions.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A certain; as, some one whom I know; denoting a thing or person not definitely specified; as, some day I will come; more or less; as, she took some trouble: opposite to other; as, some people came, other people went.
One part, number, or amount, usually indefinite, in distinction from the rest; as, I will take some, but not all; any unspecified amount; as, give me some of your candy: opposite to others; as, some came, others went.
About; as, a distance of some four miles.
- The american dictionary of the english language.
By Daniel Lyons
- The Clarendon dictionary
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
By James Champlin Fernald
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.