What does somewhat mean?

Definitions for somewhat
ˈsʌmˌʰwʌt, -ˌʰwɒt, -ʰwət, -ˌwʌt, -ˌwɒt, -wətsome·what

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slightly, somewhat, more or less(adverb)

    to a small degree or extent

    "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"

  2. reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passably(adverb)

    to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

    "pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"

Wiktionary

  1. somewhat(Adverb)

    To a limited extent or degree.

  2. somewhat(Pronoun)

    something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Somewhat(noun)

    more or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something

  2. Somewhat(noun)

    a person or thing of importance; a somebody

  3. Somewhat(adverb)

    in some degree or measure; a little

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somewhat' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2203

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somewhat' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3216

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'somewhat' in Adverbs Frequency: #176

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of somewhat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of somewhat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of somewhat in a Sentence

  1. Curt Freed:

    He was a somewhat shy person.

  2. Josh Bersin:

    It's somewhat of a cultural issue.

  3. Geoff Dean:

    He was somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally.

  4. Nick Fanandakis:

    It was the bright spot, it was somewhat of a surprise.

  5. Brian Wieser:

    It now becomes somewhat easier to justify investing in content.

Images & Illustrations of somewhat

  1. somewhatsomewhatsomewhat

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