What does somewhat mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word somewhat.

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

How to pronounce somewhat?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say somewhat in sign language?

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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. Shannon Liss-Riordan:

    It is somewhat scary they are trying to bury that provision in the legislation.

  2. Maia Ermansons:

    I felt close to him like a grandfather, but also he was a somewhat famous guy whose time I felt privileged to have, for the man who represented all that, to treat me the way he did, was the ultimate betrayal.

  3. Robert Jackler:

    Philip Morris, as a company name, is somewhat of a pariah, iQOS is an attempt to sanitize their product line.

  4. Hikaru Sato:

    At first, investors sold stocks after they reacted to the rising yen. But BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's comments at his post-meeting news conference somewhat soothed investor sentiment.

  5. Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic:

    If some quantities of energy resources are found, then we hold a referendum. For oil discoveries the chances are small, for gas somewhat higher. We can eventually agree not to exploit it.

Images & Illustrations of somewhat

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