Synonyms of some


1. some(prenominal) (vs. no) (vs. all), any(prenominal), whatever, whatsoever, both(prenominal), several(prenominal), few, many

usage: quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity; "have some milk"; "some roses were still blooming"; "having some friends over"; "some apples"; "some paper"

2. some(prenominal), much(prenominal) (vs. little)

usage: relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent; "we talked for some time"; "he was still some distance away"

3. some(prenominal), many (vs. few)

usage: relatively many but unspecified in number; "they were here for some weeks"; "we did not meet again for some years"

4. some, extraordinary (vs. ordinary)

usage: remarkable; "that was some party"; "she is some skier"


1. approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or so

usage: (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

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Definition and meaning of some (Dictionary)