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. Ryan Lizza:

    I am dismayed thatThe New Yorkerhas decided to characterize a respectful relationship with a woman I dated as somehow inappropriate, i am sorry to my friends, workplace colleagues, and loved ones for any embarrassment this episode may cause. I loveThe The New Yorker... But this decision, which was made hastily and without a full investigation of the relevant facts, was a terrible mistake.

  2. Filmmaker Leslee Udwin:

    I was just so in awe of and respectful of NDTV's decision, very difficult decision for a broadcaster who has been told that broadcasting this film is now illegal, is somehow a shameful thing, to actually make that kind of statement ... was so admirable. I love NDTV. They are my heroes for doing this.

  3. David Edwards:

    Even open-minded people will often find themselves unable to take seriously the likes of [Noam] Chomsky, [Edward] Herman, [Howard] Zinn and [Susan] George on first encountering their work; it just does not seem possible that we could be so mistaken in what we believe. The individual may assume that these writers must be somehow joking, wildly over-stating the case, paranoid, or have some sort of axe to grind. We may actually become angry with them for telling us these terrible things about our society and insist that this simply 'can't be true'. It takes real effort to keep reading, to resist the reassuring messages of the mass media and be prepared to consider the evidence again. - David Edwards

  4. Anuj Somany:

    It looks so difficult, yet somehow, somewhere easiest to gain the STARDOM; easier to build the KINGDOM than to attain the WISDOM; but never easy to obtain the FREEDOM to lead own life.

  5. Michael Collins:

    Strangely enough, it looks fragile somehow, you want to take care of it. You want to nurture it. You want to be good to it. All the beauty, it was wonderful, it was tiny, it's our home, everything I knew, but fragile, strange.

Images & Illustrations of somehow

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