erstwhile(a), former(a), old, onetime(a), one-time(a), quondam(a), sometime(a)adverb
belonging to some prior time
"erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
at some indefinite or unstated time
"let's get together sometime"; "everything has to end sometime"; "It was to be printed sometime later"
At an unstated or indefinite time in the future
I'll see you at the pub sometime this evening
Former, erstwhile; at some previous time.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: some and time.
What art thou that usurp’st this time of night,
Together with that fair and warlike form,
In which the majesty of buried Denmark
Did sometime march? William Shakespeare, Hamlet.
Good sometime queen, prepare thee hence for France. Sh.
at a past time indefinitely referred to; once; formerly
at a time undefined; once in a while; now and then; sometimes
at one time or other hereafter; as, I will do it sometime
having been formerly; former; late; whilom
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sometime' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4709
The numerical value of sometime in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sometime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
We're putting in a resolution sometime in the next week-and-a-half or two weeks.
No challenges hopefully, but I mean if there is a challenge, I mean I am also up for it, i’m in a really good place emotionally and mentally, so those are really good things – took sometime to focus on myself, mind body and soul, you know? Got all my stuff together and just got my artillery ready for 2018.
I'm clean, and when I release my financial statement (my decision) sometime prior to election, it will only show one thing - that I am much richer than people even thought - And that is a good thing.
While it may seem economically bullish to assume the recession starts sometime in 2023, it's actually market bearish, especially if you are of the belief that the market still has to price in more downside for earnings.
I asked him when it became evident that they had a chance to get to 500 (passing yards). He said sometime in the fourth quarter they realized they had a shot, and they went for it. And he makes no apologies for getting to that mark.
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Translations for sometime
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- κάποτε, πρώην, αλλοτινόςGreek
- al ratoSpanish
- uaireiginScottish Gaelic
- cândva, fost, ex-, anteriorRomanian
- пре́жний, когда́-нибудь, бы́вший, когда́-тоRussian
- någon gångSwedish
- коли́сь, коли́-небудьUkrainian
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