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
(This contest) keeps them focused on something positive. We witnessed the electricity and the joy in the eyes of the youth, it was enormously empowering. We saw last night the tremendous talent and energy of young Syrian refugees. We want to help them unleash their potential.
Twisting, we need the knowledge, that's why I went to France and London. the dishes have to evolve -- just doing something completely new is not the way.
People still have a lot of interest in Kennedy, it's great that something like this can be shown to the world.
Something like this happens and it's natural for human beings to want someone to be held accountable, but the law has very stringent requirements for that type of accountability ... especially in situations like this where you have someone doing something that is extraordinarily aberrant.
The notion that some of our competitors are suggesting that they will stop investing if Title II is brought into effect... That's something we've refused.
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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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