Word "SOME" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adverb
Definition:
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
Synonyms:
about, approximately, around, close to, just about, more or less, or so, roughly
Examples:
some forty people came

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
(quantifier) used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
Examples:
have some milk
some roses were still blooming
having some friends over
some apples
some paper

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
relatively many but unspecified in number
Examples:
they were here for some weeks
we did not meet again for some years

Crossword Clues for SOME

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Clue Source Date
Not all Eugene Sheffer 03 Sep 2022
Not all Universal 01 Sep 2022
'Cut me ___ slack!' USA Today 31 Aug 2022
'Ugh, ___ people!' New York Times 28 Aug 2022
A few Eugene Sheffer 03 Aug 2022
A few LA Times Daily 26 Jul 2022
Not all Eugene Sheffer 22 Jun 2022
Not all Eugene Sheffer 21 Jun 2022
One or more Thomas Joseph 11 May 2022
'You've got ___ nerve!' USA Today 01 May 2022
A few Eugene Sheffer 02 Apr 2022
Unspecified amount USA Today 11 Feb 2022
More than one USA Today 01 Jan 2022
More than none USA Today 25 Dec 2021
"___ Places More Than Others" (Renee Watson novel) Universal 14 Dec 2021
Not all and not none USA Today 25 Nov 2021
... and then __ LA Times Daily 20 Nov 2021
Not all Eugene Sheffer 16 Nov 2021
'___ friend you are!' USA Today 10 Nov 2021
A few Wall Street Journal 09 Nov 2021
Indefinite number Canadiana 08 Nov 2021
A few Newsday 27 Oct 2021
A few Premier Sunday 10 Oct 2021
__ of the time (now and then) Newsday 04 Oct 2021
To a degree Newsday 03 Oct 2021
__ of the time (occasionally) Newsday 28 Sep 2021
Part of a lot? Family Time 26 Sep 2021
Few like this going to Maine The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Sep 2021
To a degree Family Time 13 Sep 2021
A portion of Universal 14 Jul 2021
Vague quantity The Washington Post Sunday 11 Jul 2021
One or more Thomas Joseph 07 Jun 2021
Not all Universal 03 Jun 2021
Vague amount Newsday 27 May 2021
Vague amount LA Times Daily 19 May 2021
Vague amount The Washington Post 19 May 2021
A handful of USA Today 07 May 2021
A quantity of Thomas Joseph 30 Apr 2021
'To ___ extent . . .' USA Today 03 Apr 2021
A few New York Times 01 Feb 2021
A portion (of) Universal 20 Jan 2021
To a degree LA Times Daily 15 Jan 2021
To a degree The Washington Post 15 Jan 2021
Indefinite quantity USA Today 14 Jan 2021
More than none USA Today 12 Jan 2021
Nonspecific amount USA Today 06 Jan 2021
A few, but not many Family Time 13 Dec 2020
Not all USA Today 08 Dec 2020
A few The Washington Post Sunday 06 Dec 2020
More than none Family Time 30 Nov 2020
Nonspecific amount Newsday 12 Nov 2020
More than a little The Washington Post 29 Aug 2020
More than a little LA Times Daily 29 Aug 2020
Part 2 of today's quotation Canadiana 10 Aug 2020
A few Universal 03 Aug 2020
Less than 43-Across Wall Street Journal 29 Jul 2020
A little LA Times Daily 19 Jul 2020
A little The Washington Post 19 Jul 2020
Vague amount USA Today 10 Jul 2020
Nonspecific amount Wall Street Journal 23 Jun 2020
More than none New York Times 20 Jun 2020
Part or whole read aloud The Telegraph Cryptic 19 Jun 2020
'Have __' The Washington Post 23 May 2020
"Have __" LA Times Daily 23 May 2020
A few Eugene Sheffer 15 May 2020
'That's ___ nerve!' New York Times 05 May 2020
"__ other time": "No, thanks" LA Times Daily 04 May 2020
'__ other time': 'No, thanks' The Washington Post 04 May 2020
More than none Universal 03 May 2020
A few The Washington Post 13 Apr 2020
A few LA Times Daily 13 Apr 2020
A bit, or quite a bit Newsday 28 Mar 2020
__ of the time (occasionally) Newsday 13 Jan 2020
Unspecified amount Wall Street Journal 26 Dec 2019
Not many Universal 09 Dec 2019
Unspecified total Family Time 17 Nov 2019
___ assembly required Universal 09 Nov 2019
Not a lot of USA Today 08 Nov 2019
Neither none nor all USA Today 30 Oct 2019
Unspecified amount LA Times Daily 17 Oct 2019
Unspecified amount The Washington Post 17 Oct 2019
Vague quantity The Washington Post 11 Oct 2019
Vague quantity LA Times Daily 11 Oct 2019
More than none Wall Street Journal 19 Sep 2019
Not all Canadiana 02 Sep 2019
A few Newsday 11 Aug 2019
Not all The Washington Post 30 Jul 2019
Not all LA Times Daily 30 Jul 2019
An unspecified amount The Times Concise 24 Jul 2019
Inexact amount Wall Street Journal 06 Jul 2019
A handful Newsday 23 Jun 2019
Not a lot USA Today 06 Jun 2019
'In ___ respects ...' The Washington Post Sunday 19 May 2019
Unnamed quantity Family Time 05 May 2019
An amount of The Times Concise 02 Apr 2019
A handful of New York Times 26 Mar 2019
Certain New York Times 16 Mar 2019
A percentage USA Today 25 Feb 2019
Less than 54-Across of USA Today 22 Feb 2019
Unknown or unspecified amount or number Irish Times Simplex 12 Jan 2019
Inexact amount
Less than 54-Across of
More than none
Vague quantity
A handful of
Not a lot of
A percentage
Neither none nor all
Not all
Unspecified amount
A handful of
Nonspecific amount
Not a lot
Not all Eugene Sheffer 25 Dec 2018
A portion Family Time 23 Dec 2018
A few The Times Concise 16 Dec 2018
Part (of) New York Times 09 Dec 2018
'___ are born great . . . ' (Shakespeare quote) USA Today 01 Dec 2018
Thus yours truly gets the lot? Not entirely The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Nov 2018
Unspecified amount Universal 20 Oct 2018
A few of Newsday 05 Sep 2018
A little New York Times 01 Jul 2018
Several Newsday 24 Jun 2018
More than none but less than all New York Times 01 May 2018
A quantity of Wall Street Journal 23 Apr 2018
'Cut me ___ slack!' The Washington Post Sunday 01 Apr 2018
Uncertain amount USA Today 02 Mar 2018
Quite a heartless battle The Telegraph Toughie 06 Feb 2018
Indefinite amount USA Today 23 Jan 2018
A taste New York Times 20 Jan 2018
A few
Vague amount
Uncertain amount
Indefinite amount
A taste
"___ are born great . . . " (Shakespeare quote)
Unspecified amount
Not all
A fraction
More than none but less than all
Part (of)
A number of
A quantity of
Undefined quantity
Not all or none Family Time 11 Dec 2017
A bit Newsday 10 Dec 2017
A quantity of The Times Concise 13 Nov 2017
Unspecified amount USA Today 12 Nov 2017
Imprecise amount Universal 02 Nov 2017
A smattering of Wall Street Journal 01 Nov 2017
Not very many USA Today 21 Sep 2017
"Win __, lose ... " LA Times Daily 11 Sep 2017
'Win __, lose ... ' The Washington Post 11 Sep 2017
A few Wall Street Journal 22 Aug 2017
Vague amount Family Time 20 Aug 2017
__ of the time (now and then) Newsday 14 Aug 2017
A portion of Premier Sunday 09 Jul 2017
A few The Telegraph Quick 10 Jun 2017
Millisecond (condensed) Canadiana 01 May 2017
Not an exact number Universal 21 Apr 2017
A handful LA Times Daily 19 Apr 2017
A handful The Washington Post 19 Apr 2017
A smattering of USA Today 11 Apr 2017
Vague amount Wall Street Journal 13 Mar 2017
A smattering of The Chronicle of Higher Education 27 Jan 2017
Inexact amount Universal 08 Jan 2017
A few
A handful
"Win __, lose ... "
Unspecified amount
Not very many
Indefinite quantity
A smattering of
Not an exact number
Inexact amount
Imprecise amount
A smattering of
and 16 Across and 18 Down: Around the beginning of October Keith met Lois in motion picture The Telegraph Toughie 28 Dec 2016
A smattering of The Washington Post 24 Dec 2016
Indeterminate quantity Jonesin 20 Dec 2016
Announced total, approximately The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Dec 2016
Inexact quantity Universal 15 Dec 2016
Not many Newsday 08 Dec 2016
Approximately Newsday 16 Sep 2016
Hence this crossword compiler makes certain The Telegraph Toughie 30 Aug 2016
Not many USA Today 01 Aug 2016
Quite a LA Times Daily 31 Jul 2016
Unnamed quantity Universal 23 Jul 2016
A bit of Jonesin 19 Jul 2016
Nonspecific amount Family Time 19 Jun 2016
Four or five, say New York Times 07 Jun 2016
Not none, not all The Washington Post 03 Jun 2016
An unspecified number The Times Concise 31 May 2016
To a degree Newsday 29 May 2016
An unspecified amount of The Telegraph Quick 27 Feb 2016
An unspecified amount USA Today 24 Feb 2016
More than a few Universal 08 Jan 2016
Few Newsday 06 Jan 2016
Not all New York Times 05 Jan 2016
Quite a
More than a few
Unnamed quantity
Not many
Four or five, say
' Like It Hot' Eugene Sheffer 29 Dec 2015
Unspecified number USA Today 27 Dec 2015
Indefinite amount Newsday 13 Dec 2015
Beginning of time Newsday 05 Dec 2015
A few therefore to be supported by myself The Telegraph Toughie 10 Nov 2015
A handful Eugene Sheffer 09 Sep 2015
Body opening? New York Times 09 Aug 2015
Not quite all Universal 04 Jul 2015
It'll sound like something from school to a few Irish Times Crosaire 02 Jun 2015
Adjective-forming suffix New York Times 29 May 2015
An impressive total by the sound of it The Times Cryptic 20 Apr 2015
'___ help you are!' New York Times 20 Apr 2015
... and then __ LA Times Daily 15 Mar 2015
Vague quantity Newsday 29 Jan 2015
A smattering Universal 26 Jan 2015
... and then __
Vague amount
To a degree
A smattering of
A few
A few
Unspecified number
An unspecified amount
Body opening?
Adjective-forming suffix
"___ help you are!"
"Make ___ Noise"
Beginning of time
Indefinite amount
Vague quantity
__ of the time (now and then)
Not quite all
A smattering
A smattering of
A portion
Indefinite amount
To a degree
A bit
Not many
A handful
A handful of
__ of the time (occasionally)
Vague quantity
"Bother" or "trouble" ending
Ending for "bother" or "trouble"
Quite a few
Vague amount
Vague quantity
Unspecified quantity
More than one
Unspecified number
Vague quantity
A handful
Not all
A quantity of
Opposite of none
Uncertain number
Wings "___ People Never Know"
To a degree
"___ Enchanted Evening" ("South Pacific" song)
Fair amount
Indefinite amount
Not all
Variable quantity
Nonspecific amount
Unspecific amount
Unnamed quantity
Uncertain number
Indeterminate quantity
"___ Like It Hot"
Amount between none and all
Slightly
Roughly
Variable quantity
"You've got ___ nerve!"
Roughly
Unspecified amount
A portion of
Certain people
Not a lot
Partly
"Try ___"
"___ friend you are!"
A few of
A smattering of
A few
Two or more
A smattering of
A number of
Approximately
A portion (of)
Vague number
Nonspecific amount
To a degree
Unspecified amount
Vague number
A portion (of)
"__ people call me the space cowboy ..."
Nonspecific amount
Vague number
Vague amount
"___ Like It Hot" (1959 film)
A number of
Indefinite amount
Unspecified amount
Approximately
Unspecified amount
Not all
"___ Enchanted Evening"
Indefinite amount
More than a bit
Win __, lose ...
Win __, lose ...
"___ Like It Hot"
Amount between all and none
Several
A little
"___ Like it Hot"
To a degree
To a degree
A handful of
Unspecified ones
A handful of
Amount between all and none
"___ people!"
Unspecified number
Get ___ (have sex)
A handful of
Part of a group
Vague amount
Between all and nothing
Not too many
More than one
A few
"___ Guys Have All the Luck" (Rod Stewart hit)
A portion of
A few (of)
"Gimme ___ Lovin'"
"___ Enchanted Evening" ("South Pacific" song)
A bit of
Indeterminate quantity
Word with "what" or "where"
A portion (of)
A handful
A number of
"__ Guys Have All the Luck": Rod Stewart hit
"__ Kind of Wonderful": 1987 film
About
Not everyone
Not all
" ___ pig" ("Charlotte's Web" message)
A handful
"__ Guys Have All the Luck": Rod Stewart hit
"__ Kind of Wonderful": 1987 film
About
Various
"__ Came Running": Sinatra film
More than one
Not a lot
Unspecified amount
Vague amount
Five or ten, say
Certain
"___ Kind of Wonderful" (Grand Funk hit)
More than one
Not all
Several
"___ Like It Hot"
Time starter?
Unspecified amount
Not a lot
A bit
Certain persons
A few
Handful
"__ Like It Hot"
A few
"__ Came Running": Sinatra film
A handful
A handful of
"___ Enchanted Evening" ("South Pacific" song)
"Have __!"
A bit
A handful
Unnamed quantity
Unnamed quantity
Indefinite amount
Lone conclusion?
To a degree
Unspecified
Day beginning
Ending for hand or fear
More than a bit
Lone conclusion?
"__ Enchanted Evening"
Undetermined amount
More than a bit
A handful of
"__ Enchanted Evening"
"__ Came Running": 1958 Sinatra film
"__ Came Running": 1958 Sinatra film
A bit
Bother or trouble ending
'-- Came Running ('58 film)'
Not much
"__ Like It Hot"
To a degree
Word with what or where
A bit
Suffix for tooth
Handful
Unspecified quantity
Any
Certain individuals
A certain percentage
To a degree
A few
Any
Unspecified quantity
Unspecific amount
One or more
"___ Like It Hot"
"_____ Like It Hot"
"___ Like It Hot"
Unspecific amount
"You've got ___ nerve!"
A bit
Incompletely
More than one
"____ Like It Hot"
Suffix for quarrel
At least one
A little
Not none but not all
A bit of
Not all
A portion
Tooth topper
"_____ Like it Hot" with Lemmon
Handful
Certain ones
A bit
Variable sum
"___ nerve!"
Certain
Part of a group
One or more
Any
To a degree
Unspecified quantity
Approximately
A smattering of
Partially
111 Not all
____ People : Styne-Sondheim
A few
A handful of
Certain
Certain ones
Less than most
A few
____ Came Running
"_____ enchanted evening..."
Between 0% and 100%
"___ nerve!"
Collective suffix
Clock
"___ Like It Hot"
Not all
A little
Hand or win follower
A few, anyway
Between all and none
Quantity
Ending with win or hand
More or less
Time starter
Unspecified degree
"Have ____!"
"Have _____!"
Several
Not too many
A number of
Homophone for sum
Finish for hand or win
About
Indefinite number
Considerably
Any
"___ Enchanted Evening"
A few or more
"___ Came Running": J. Jones
Upward of
Indefinite quantity
Suffix for tooth
A certain amount
"___ achieve greatness . . . ": Shak.
Indefinite amount
A few
Bother or trouble ending
"___ of These Days": Sophie Tucker theme
Ending with quarrel or fear
"He's __ kinda ballplayer"
Indeterminate number
"___ are born great . . . ": Shak.
"___ punkins!"
"___ pumpkins!"
Suffix for two, three or four
Opposite of none
Remarkable: Slang
Suffix with hand or tooth
More or less
"___ like it hot . . . "
"___ Came Running," book by Jones
Unspecified number
"___ Came Running': Jones
Between few and many
"___ must be spectators": Jonson
Suffix with blithe and frolic
"___ Like It Hot": 1959 film
Ending with tire or irk
"___ are born great . . . ": Shakespeare
"You can fool ___ of . . . "
"___ party!"
Handful
Word with one or what
"___ of these days . . . "
"___ of these days"
Three or more
Suffix for awe or lone
Golfers' suffix
Unspecified amount
Part of
Suffix for lone and win
A few.
___ fun!
Remarkable: Colloq.
About.
Not all.
Indefinite number.
Far from negligible.
Approximately.
Unspecified amount.
More than a little.
Suffix with play or win.
Considerably: Colloq.
Several.
Few.
More or less.
Suffix with two or three.
Not too many.
Suffix with two, three, etc.
Not many.
Considerable: Colloq.
Uncertain amount.
An unspecified amount.
More than one.
An indefinite quantity.
Tending to or causing: Suffix.
Certain amount.
Indefinite amount.
A small amount.
Certain persons not specified.
Not a lot, not a few.
An unspecified number.
More than a couple.
Uncertain number.
Certain portion.
"Into each life ___ rain must fall."
Portion.
A bit
A couple-three
A handful
Good chunk
Partially
"___ Girls" (1978 Rolling Stones album)
Partly
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