An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense).
Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
somewhat; to a degree
the baby looks something like his father.
To a high degree.
An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
(of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
The performance was something of a disappointment.
(of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
She has a certain something.
(often with really) Somebody or something who is in some way.
Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing
a part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or degree; a little
a person or thing importance
in some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance
"Something" is a song by the Beatles, featured on their 1969 album Abbey Road. It was released that same year as a double A-sided single with another track from the album, "Come Together". "Something" was the first Beatles song written by lead guitarist George Harrison to appear as an A-side, and the only song written by him to top the US charts while he was in the band. The single was also one of the first Beatles singles to contain tracks already available on an LP album. John Lennon and Paul McCartney, the band's principal songwriters, both praised "Something" as one of the best songs Harrison had written, or that the group had to offer. As well as critical acclaim, the single achieved commercial success, topping the Billboard charts in the United States and making the top five in the United Kingdom. The song has been covered by over 150 artists, making it the second-most covered Beatles song after "Yesterday". Artists who have covered the song include Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, James Brown, Shirley Bassey, Tony Bennett, Ike & Tina Turner, the Miracles, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Isaac Hayes, Julio Iglesias, Mina and Phish. Harrison is quoted as saying that his favourite version of the song was James Brown's, which he kept in his personal jukebox.
A specific and intuitively known detail.
When people say something is causing this, we know intuitively.Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'something' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #194
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'something' in Written Corpus Frequency: #118
The numerical value of something in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of something in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of something in a Sentence
Candidly, I don't think the taxpayers should be subsidizing something that doesn't need to be. There are parts of the government that can be run like a business and should be run like a business.
We haven't been in touch with the (French) group ... but certainly something which can deter the social media space in terms of these types of crimes, we would be supportive of that.
Should something come up a later date that shows something was wrong, which we have no indication of, we could take another look, but since we had no complaint from the person who in the middle of it all, so there was no reason to maintain the case open.
Your product has to be unique, and it has to be something people want, whether it's filling a void for something people don't know they want yet, or it's something you see in market that you could do better.
The function of a briefing paper is to prevent the ambassador from saying something dreadfully indiscreet. I sometimes think its true object is to prevent the ambassador from saying anything at all.
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- quelque choseFrench
- कुछ कुछHindi
- 어떤 것Korean
- alguma coisaPortuguese
- что нибудьRussian
- bir şeyTurkish
- کچھ نہ کچھUrdu
- một cái gì đóVietnamese
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