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



BrE BrE//ˈsʌmweə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌmwer//
(North American English also someplace)
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  • in, at or to a place that you do not know or do not mention by name I've seen him somewhere before. Can we go somewhere warm? I've already looked there—it must be somewhere else. He went to school in York or somewhere (= I'm not sure where). They live somewhere or other in France. The difference between somewhere and anywhere is the same as the difference between some and any. Look at the notes there.
  • Idioms (informal) to make progress in what you are doing
    somewhere around, between, etc. something
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    approximately the number or amount mentioned It cost somewhere around two thousand dollars.