Synonyms for some

Synonyms for (adjective) some

Synonyms: some

Definition: relatively many but unspecified in number

Usage: they were here for some weeks; we did not meet again for some years

Similar words: many

Definition: a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number

Usage: many temptations; the temptations are many; a good many; a great many; many directions; take as many apples as you like; too many clouds to see; never saw so many people


Synonyms: some

Definition: relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent

Usage: we talked for some time; he was still some distance away

Similar words: much

Definition: (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent

Usage: not much rain; much affection; much grain is in storage


Synonyms: some

Definition: remarkable

Usage: that was some party; she is some skier

Similar words: extraordinary

Definition: beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

Usage: extraordinary authority; an extraordinary achievement; her extraordinary beauty; enjoyed extraordinary popularity; an extraordinary capacity for work; an extraordinary session of the legislature


Synonyms: some

Definition: quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity

Usage: have some milk; some roses were still blooming; having some friends over; some apples; some paper

Similar words: any, whatever, whatsoever

Definition: one or some or every or all without specification

Usage: give me any peaches you don't want; not any milk is left; any child would know that; pick any card; any day now; cars can be rented at almost any airport; at twilight or any other time; beyond any doubt; need any help we can get; give me whatever peaches you don't want; no milk whatsoever is left


Similar words: both

Definition: (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two

Usage: both girls are pretty


Similar words: several

Definition: (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many

Usage: several letters came in the mail; several people were injured in the accident