-some /ˌsom/ 名詞 複合詞
-some A combining form or suffix from Gr. sw^ma (gen. sw`matos) the body; as in merosome, a body segment; cephalosome, etc.
-some An adjective suffix having primarily the sense of like or same, and indicating a considerable degree of the thing or quality denoted in the first part of the compound; as in mettlesome, full of mettle or spirit; gladsome, full of gladness; winsome, blithesome, etc.
adj 1: 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" [syn: some(a)] [ant: no(a), all(a)]
2: unknown or unspecified; "some lunatic drove into my car";
"some man telephoned while you were out"; "some day my
prince will come"; "some enchanted evening" [syn: some(a)]
3: relatively many but unspecified in number; "they were here
for some weeks"; "we did not meet again for some years"
4: remarkable; "that was some party"; "she is some skier"
5: relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent; "we
talked for some time"; "he was still some distance away"
adv : (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" [syn: approximately,
about, close to, just about, roughly, more or
less, around, or so]