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"
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"
To a limited extent or degree.
more or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something
a person or thing of importance; a somebody
in some degree or measure; a little
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'somewhat' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2203
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'somewhat' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3216
Rank popularity for the word 'somewhat' in Adverbs Frequency: #176
The numerical value of somewhat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of somewhat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He was a somewhat shy person.
It's somewhat of a cultural issue.
It was the bright spot, it was somewhat of a surprise.
It now becomes somewhat easier to justify investing in content.
I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability.
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Translations for somewhat
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- до известна степен, малкоBulgarian
- einigermaßen, etwasGerman
- algo, un pocoSpanish
- jossain määrin, jonkin verranFinnish
- assez, quelque peuFrench
- breis, rud beagIrish
- car, leth-charScottish Gaelic
- 多少, やや, ある程度Japanese
- een beetje, enigszins, ietwatDutch
- noen lundeNorwegian
- nieco, dość, trochęPolish
- [[um]] [[tanto]], meioPortuguese
- немного, в некоторой степени, несколько, до некоторой степени, отчастиRussian
- ponešto, donekleSerbo-Croatian
- bir parça, bir nebze, bir miktar, birazTurkish
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