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or some way, someways

[suhm-wey] /ˈsʌmˌweɪ/
in some way; somehow.
Origin of someway
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at some, way1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It didn't seem natural, someway, for him to be wholly comfortable.

  • Cecilia was apt to be looked at, someway, when things were to be given up.

  • But really you someway bewitch me with your tempting discourse, so that I keep straying from my point unawares.

    The Confidence-Man Herman Melville
  • Then someway, in the dark, their arms found each other and their lips met.

  • someway, together, we dragged the last of the Morans into his home, and closed the door between him and his mountain world.

    May Iverson's Career Elizabeth Jordan
  • It was Trimmer who did this; somehow, someway he did it, and he flaunts it in our faces.

    The Making of Bobby Burnit George Randolph Chester
  • someway or other, he found himself out on the street with Louise.

    A Son of the City Herman Gastrell Seely
  • someway that feller sort o' went ag'in' me, to'rds the last.

    Against Odds Lawrence L. Lynch
  • Uncle Sam keeps track of us someway and sooner or later finds us.

    Diary of an Enlisted Man Lawrence Van Alstyne
British Dictionary definitions for someway


in some unspecified manner
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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