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Definition of "somewhere" []

  • At, in, or to a place not specified or known: found it somewhere in the woods. (adverb)
  • To a place or state of further development or progress: finally getting somewhere. (adverb)
  • Approximately; roughly: somewhere about halfway through. (adverb)
  • An unknown or unspecified place: "A big dog, a hound with a strain of mastiff from somewhere” ( William Faulkner). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "somewhere" in a sentence
  • "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."