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

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. Richard Olson:

    We're actually somewhat skeptical that we will have a great deal of clarity in the near term but, in any case, we believe that stability in Afghanistan and the region requires an end to violence.

  2. Mohamed El-Erian:

    I think the probability of an accident is now somewhat higher. I don't think we can just muddle through forever on Greece.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    I am somewhat encouraged that a plan is coming about that will meet our core objectives in Syria.

  4. Chris Gaffney:

    If China and the U.S. can reach a good agreement, that will actually propel emerging markets and have a bigger impact on emerging markets than on the U.S. market, all the emerging markets are somewhat dependent on China because that's their largest trading partner for the most part.

  5. Kevin Hassett:

    We went over lots of things and had a very cheerful, friendly and then somewhat sad conversation because we were both sad about it.

Images & Illustrations of somewhat

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