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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 some·what /-ˌ(h)wɑt, ˌ(h)wət, (ˌ)səmˈ/
 (ad.)有點,稍微 一點兒,幾分

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Some·what n.
 1. More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.
    These salts have somewhat of a nitrous taste.   --Grew.
    Somewhat of his good sense will suffer, in this transfusion, and much of the beauty of his thoughts will be lost.   --Dryden.
 2. A person or thing of importance; a somebody.
 Here come those that worship me.
 They think that I am somewhat.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Some·what, adv. In some degree or measure; a little.
    His giantship is gone, somewhat crestfallen.   --Milton.
    Somewhat back from the village street.   --Longfellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: to a small degree or extent; "his arguments were somewhat
             self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one
             slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"
             [syn: slightly]
      2: to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "the shoes are
         priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers";
         "they lived comfortably within reason" [syn: reasonably,
          moderately, within reason, fairly, middling, passably]
         [ant: unreasonably, unreasonably]