What does someone mean?

Definitions for someoneˈsʌmˌwʌn, -wən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word someone.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a human being

    "there was too much for one person to do"


  1. someone(Noun)

    A partially specified but unnamed person.

  2. someone(Pronoun)

    some person.

    Is someone there?

  3. Origin: some + one

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of someone in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of someone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lady Misery:

    I might hate someone,and someone might truely hate me...I may not ever love someone ,but someone will truely love me...

  2. Marlin Finch Lupus:

    We seek the comfort of another. Someone to share our dreams and to share in the life we choose. Someone to help us through the neverending attempt to understand ourselves. And in the end, someone to comfort us along the way.

  3. Russell Moore:

    Someone who has divorced two wives, someone who has been involved in the casino industry that is predatory of the poor, and yet says that he has nothing to be forgiven of, nothing to apologize for, i think that speaks to someone's character.

  4. Julian Zelizer:

    They are looking for someone who is antithetical to him. Someone they can trust, someone who is devoted to the state, and someone who seems clean and immune from scandal, they want a governor who will bring in new kinds of industry and new pockets of growth.

  5. Dan Gasby:

    When you talk to someone and say you have someone in your family who’s a caregiver, and you look each other in the eye, you know exactly what the other person is experiencing, when someone says, ‘I can’t imagine,’ the caregiver doesn’t have to imagine— they know.

Images & Illustrations of someone

  1. someonesomeonesomeone

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