American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. At, in, or to a place not specified or known: found it somewhere in the woods.
- adv. To a place or state of further development or progress: finally getting somewhere.
- adv. Approximately; roughly: somewhere about halfway through.
- n. An unknown or unspecified place: "A big dog, a hound with a strain of mastiff from somewhere” ( William Faulkner).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In some place or other; in a place or spot not known or not specified: as, he lives somewhere in this neighborhood; the line must be drawn somewhere.
- To some unknown or unspecified place; somewhither.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In some place unknown or not specified; in one place or another.
- adv. in or at or to some place
- n. an indefinite or unknown location
- some + where (Wiktionary)
“But somewhere was Venice, _somewhere_ his nest -- with Pepita and the fledglings.”
“Tavel figures the album cost the label somewhere around $4 million.”
“It's also quite possibly the single best book of the year with my name somewhere on the front cover.”
“Barb has never met anyone named Daphne, but she knows she's heard the name somewhere before.”
“She nodded and looked toward the windows, her expression somewhere between relief and grief and hope and tears.”
“Nelson looked at Dale, with an expression somewhere between perplexity and pleading.”
“Grete looked at Isabelle, her expression somewhere between a grimace and a grin.”
“The pilot made an expression somewhere between a grin and a sneer.”
“I wrote my name somewhere in the middle, around number eight, right after Daddy Turtledove.”
“He stared for a time at a picture on the wall opposite him, a large drawing of a female nude in charcoal, gold, and umber, with a troubling disproportion in the figure, and in the face an expression somewhere between ecstasy and terror.”
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