What does somehow mean?

Definitions for somehowˈsʌmˌhaʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. somehow, someway, someways, in some way, in some manner(adverb)

    in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means

    "they managed somehow"; "he expected somehow to discover a woman who would love him"; "he tried to make is someway acceptable"

  2. somehow(adverb)

    for some unspecified reason

    "It doesn't seem fair somehow"; "he had me dead to rights but somehow I got away with it";

Wiktionary

  1. somehow(Adverb)

    In one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated; by some means; as, the thing must be done somehow; he lives somehow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Somehow(adverb)

    in one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated; by some means; as, the thing must be done somehow; he lives somehow

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somehow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2378

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somehow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2031

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somehow' in Adverbs Frequency: #184

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of somehow in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of somehow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.

  2. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    A best seller was a book which somehow sold well simply because it was selling well.

  3. His Holiness:

    Then somehow they brought some fruit, somehow dumped over, and then everyone acted like a human being.

  4. Thomas Eissenberg:

    There is an oft-repeated myth that water pipe use in this country is only occasional and thus somehow not harmful.

  5. G.K. Chesterton:

    One must somehow find a way of loving the world without trusting it; somehow one must love the world without being worldly.

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