some·thing /ˈsʌm(p)θɪŋ, ||ˈsʌmpṃ/
Some·thing, adv. In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.
I something fear my father's wrath. --Shak.
We have something fairer play than a reasoner could have expected formerly. --Burke.
My sense of touch is something coarse. --Tennyson.
It must be done to-night,
And something from the palace. --Shak.
1. Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
There is something in the wind. --Shak.
The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about. --Pope.
Something attemped, something done,
Has earned a night's repose. --Longfellow.
2. A part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or degree; a little.
Something yet of doubt remains. --Milton.
Something of it arises from our infant state. --I. Watts.
3. A person or thing importance.
If a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself. --Gal. vi. 3.
n : a thing of some kind; "is there something you want?"