Definition of some adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    some

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//sʌm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//sʌm//
     
     
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  1. 1used before numbers to mean ‘approximately’ Some thirty people attended the funeral.
  2. 2(North American English, informal) to some degree He needs feeding up some. ‘Are you finding the work any easier?’ ‘Some.’
  3. Word Origin Old English sum, of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek hamōs ‘somehow’ and Sanskrit sama ‘any, every’.
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