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"
for some unspecified reason
"It doesn't seem fair somehow"; "he had me dead to rights but somehow I got away with it";
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.
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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'somehow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2378
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'somehow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2031
Rank popularity for the word 'somehow' in Adverbs Frequency: #184
The numerical value of somehow in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of somehow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
A best seller was a book which somehow sold well simply because it was selling well.
There is an oft-repeated myth that water pipe use in this country is only occasional and thus somehow not harmful.
One must somehow find a way of loving the world without trusting it; somehow one must love the world without being worldly.
America has not always been kind to its artists and scholars. Somehow the scientists always seem to get the penthouse while the arts and humanities get the basement.
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Translations for somehow
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- de alguna manera, de algún modoSpanish
- jotenkuten, jotenkinFinnish
- d'une façon ou d'une autreFrench
- valahogy, valahogyanHungarian
- 何とか, なぜかJapanese
- op een of andere manier, eenderhoeDutch
- [[por]] [[algum]] [[meio]], [[de]] [[algum]] [[jeito]], [[de]] [[alguma]] [[forma]]/[[maneira]]Portuguese
- как-нибудь, как-то, почему-тоRussian
- некако, nekakoSerbo-Croatian
- på ett eller annat sätt, på något sättSwedish
- ఎలాగోలా, ఏదోరకంగాTelugu
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