What does somehow mean?

Definitions for somehow
ˈsʌmˌhaʊsome·how

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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

How to pronounce somehow?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say somehow in sign language?

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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

Examples of somehow in a Sentence

  1. New Zealand:

    For so long Ive watched world events from afar and naively thought we were somehow different in our little corner of the world, somehow safe, today is a terrible day. Disgusted and saddened doesnt begin to describe it.

  2. Rand Paul:

    Someone is an ignoramus who would say, 'Oh, we've had three hurricanes this year, this proves that somehow the climate is warming,'.

  3. Undersheriff Kevin McMahill:

    I felt helpless as I lay there on the ground handcuffed facing the real-life threat of being killed. All I could think of was 'I'm going to die for no other reason than I am black and my skin color is somehow a threat.'.

  4. Guericke The meteoric rise:

    Yinon is one of those guys who is really passionate about what he is doing. He’s good at absorbing information and explaining it well, that’s an important piece, a good ingredient for success. They are a small team and have accomplished quite a bit. In fact, a lot of the features they built took us a lot longer to realize at LinkedIn. Somehow they made it work.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    It wasn't just the 2016 election. Somehow America seems to forget the history of Russia's efforts to undermine western democracy for decades now.

Images & Illustrations of somehow

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