Definitions for someoneˈsʌmˌwʌn, -wən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

some•oneˈsʌmˌwʌn, -wən(pron.)

  1. some person; somebody.

Origin of someone:

1275–1325

Princeton's WordNet

  1. person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul(noun)

    a human being

    "there was too much for one person to do"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. someone(pronoun)ˈsʌmˌwʌn, -wən

    indicates an unknown or unspecified person

    Someone had sprayed graffiti on the fence.; I'm sure we'll find someone to help.

Wiktionary

  1. someone(Noun)

    A partially specified but unnamed person.

  2. someone(Pronoun)

    some person.

    Is someone there?

  3. Origin: some + one

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'someone' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #529

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'someone' in Written Corpus Frequency: #490


Translations for someone

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

someone(pronoun)

an unknown or unnamed person

There's someone at the door; – would you answer it?; We all know someone who needs help.

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