[ suhm-dey ]
/ ˈsʌmˌdeɪ /


at an indefinite future time.

Origin of someday

before 900; Middle English sum day, Old English sum dæg; see some, day

usage note for someday

The adverb someday is written solid: Perhaps someday we will know the truth. The two-word form some day means “a specific but unnamed day”: We will reschedule the meeting for some day when everyone can attend. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for someday

/ (ˈsʌmˌdeɪ) /


at some unspecified time in the (distant) future
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