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ˈsʌmˌhaʊsome·how

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. somehow, someway, someways, in some way, in some manneradverb

    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. somehowadverb

    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. somehowadverb

    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. Somehowadverb

    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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    Because to allow this to linger, to put this off, to think that somehow this is going to go away is naive at best. i believe that sometimes friends will disagree -- or, I wouldn't say Russia's our friend, but I would say interested parties can disagree.

  2. Skyler Scott:

    They really made it so bearable and wonderful, and I really believe that some of the best, most angelic people in the world somehow find their way into the NICU.

  3. Kaylee Muthart:

    He later said, when he found me, that I was holding my eyeballs in my hands. I had squished them, although they were somehow still attached to my head.

  4. Gail Bradbrook:

    In the past when I was on protests, it was always people shouting out of the cars,' get a job, get a bath, get a haircut,' so, am I a dole-scrounging hippie, or am I middle class and privileged ? Just by stepping forward, somehow you become scrutinized, rather than the actual issues that count.

  5. Sam Liccardo:

    The ludicrous accusation that I somehow directed the police department to' stand down' at the rally is utterly false.

Images & Illustrations of somehow

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