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something

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Pronoun, Adverb
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some=thing
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144 in 136 verses (in OT : 86 in 78 verses) (in NT : 58 in 58 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

somethingn. 
  •  Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is something in the wind."  [1913 Webster]
    "The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about."  [1913 Webster]
    "Something attemped, something done,
    Has earned a night's repose.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or degree; a little.  [1913 Webster]
    "Something yet of doubt remains."  [1913 Webster]
    "Something of it arises from our infant state."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person or thing importance.  [1913 Webster]
    "If a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself."  [1913 Webster]
somethingadv. 
     In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "I something fear my father's wrath."  [1913 Webster]
    "We have something fairer play than a reasoner could have expected formerly."  [1913 Webster]
    "My sense of touch is something coarse."  [1913 Webster]
    "It must be done to-night,
    And something from the palace.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

something, n., pron., & adv.
--n. & pron.
1 a some unspecified or unknown thing (have something to tell you; something has happened). b (in full something or other) as a substitute for an unknown or forgotten description (a student of something or other).
2 a known or understood but unexpressed quantity, quality, or extent (there is something about it I do not like; is something of a fool).
3 colloq. an important or notable person or thing (the party was quite something).
--adv. archaic in some degree.

Idiom
or something or some unspecified alternative possibility (must have run away or something). see something of encounter (a person) briefly or occasionally. something else
1 something different.
2 colloq. something exceptional. something like 1 an amount in the region of (left something like a million pounds).
2 somewhat like (shaped something like a cigar).
3 colloq. impressive; a fine specimen of. something of to some extent; in some sense (is something of an expert).
Etymology
OE sum thing (as SOME, THING)

THESAURUS

something

Establishment, VIP, affair, an existence, any, anything, article, artifact, aught, baron, being, big gun, big man, big name, bigwig, body, brass, brass hat, celebrity, creature, critter, dignitary, dignity, dingus, dofunny, dohickey, dojigger, dojiggy, domajig, domajigger, doodad, dowhacky, elder, entelechy, entity, eppes, etwas, existence, existent, fairly, father, figure, flumadiddle, gadget, gigamaree, gimmick, gizmo, great man, hickey, hootenanny, hootmalalie, important person, individual, interests, jigger, kind of, life, lion, lords of creation, magnate, man of mark, material thing, moderately, mogul, monad, more or less, nabob, name, notability, notable, object, organism, panjandrum, person, person of renown, persona, personage, personality, pillar of society, power, power elite, pretty, quelque chose, rather, ruling circle, sachem, some, somebody, somewhat, sort of, soul, the great, the top, thing, thingum, thingumabob, thingumadad, thingumadoodle, thingumajig, thingumajigger, thingumaree, thingummy, top brass, top people, tycoon, unit, very important person, whatchy, widget, worthy

ROGET THESAURUS

something

Substantiality

N substantiality, hypostasis, person, being, thing, object, article, item, something, a being, an existence, creature, body, substance, flesh and blood, stuff, substratum, matter, corporeity, element, essential nature, groundwork, materiality, substantialness, vital part, world, plenum, substantive, substantial, hypostatic, personal, bodily, tangible, corporeal, substantially, bodily, essentially.

Smallness

N smallness, littleness, tenuity, paucity, fewness, meanness, insignificance (unimportance), mediocrity, moderation, small quantity, modicum, trace, hint, minimum, vanishing point, material point, atom, particle, molecule, corpuscle, point, speck, dot, mote, jot, iota, ace, minutiae, details, look, thought, idea, soupcon, dab, dight, whit, tittle, shade, shadow, spark, scintilla, gleam, touch, cast, grain, scruple, granule, globule, minim, sup, sip, sop, spice, drop, droplet, sprinkling, dash, morceau, screed, smack, tinge, tincture, inch, patch, scantling, tatter, cantlet, flitter, gobbet, mite, bit, morsel, crumb, seed, fritter, shive, snip, snippet, snick, snack, snatch, slip, scrag, chip, chipping, shiver, sliver, driblet, clipping, paring, shaving, hair, nutshell, thimbleful, spoonful, handful, capful, mouthful, fragment, fraction, drop in the ocean, animalcule, trifle, mere nothing, next to nothing, hardly anything, just enough to swear by, the shadow of a shade, finiteness, finite quantity, small, little, diminutive, minute, fine, inconsiderable, paltry, faint, slender, light, slight, scanty, scant, limited, meager, sparing, few, low, so-so, middling, tolerable, no great shakes, below par, under par, below the mark, at a low ebb, halfway, moderate, modest, tender, subtle, inappreciable, evanescent, infinitesimal, homeopathic, very small, atomic, corpuscular, microscopic, molecular, subatomic, mere, simple, sheer, stark, bare, near run, dull, petty, shallow, stolid, ungifted, unintelligent, to a small extent, on a small scale, a little bit, a wee bit, slightly, imperceptibly, miserably, wretchedly, insufficiently, imperfectly, faintly, passably, pretty well, well enough, partially, in part, in a certain degree, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, comparatively, some, rather in some degree, in some measure, something, somewhat, simply, only, purely, merely, at least, at the least, at most, at the most, ever so little, as little as may be, tant soit peu, in ever so small a degree, thus far, pro tanto, within bounds, in a manner, after a fashion, so to speak, almost, nearly, well-nigh, short of, not quite, all but, near upon, close upon, peu s'en faut, near the mark, within an ace of, within an inch of, on the brink of, scarcely, hardly, barely, only just, no more than, about, thereabouts, somewhere about, nearly, say, be the same, be little more or less, no ways, no way, no wise, not at all, not in the least, not a bit, not a bit of it, not a whit, not a jot, not a shadow, in no wise, in no respect, by no means, by no manner of means, on no account, at no hand, dare pondus idonea fumo, magno conatu magnas nugas, small sands the mountain, moments make the year.

Materiality

N materiality, materialness, corporeity, corporality, substantiality, substantialness, flesh and blood, plenum, physical condition, matter, body, substance, brute matter, stuff, element, principle, parenchyma, material, substratum, hyle, corpus, pabulum, frame, object, article, thing, something, still life, stocks and stones, materials, physics, somatology, somatics, natural philosophy, experimental philosophy, physicism, physical science, philosophie positive, materialism, materialist, physicist, somatism, somatist, material, bodily, corporeal, corporal, physical, somatic, somatoscopic, sensible, tangible, ponderable, palpable, substantial, objective, impersonal, nonsubjective, neuter, unspiritual, materialistic.


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