Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb At an indefinite or unstated time.
  • adverb At an indefinite time in the future.
  • adverb Archaic Formerly.
  • adverb Obsolete At times; sometimes.
  • adjective Having been at some prior time; former.
  • adjective Usage Problem Occasional.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as sometimes.
  • At a certain time; on a certain occasion; once upon a time; once.
  • At one time; for a certain time in the past; formerly; once.
  • At an indefinite future time; by and by: as, sometime I will explain.
  • Former; whilom; late.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb At a past time indefinitely referred to; once; formerly.
  • adverb At a time undefined; once in a while; now and then; sometimes.
  • adverb At one time or other hereafter.
  • adjective Having been formerly; former; late; whilom.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb US At an unstated or indefinite time in the future
  • adverb obsolete sometimes
  • adjective Former, erstwhile; at some previous time.
  • adjective Occasional.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb at some indefinite or unstated time
  • adjective belonging to some prior time

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