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someday

[suhm-dey]
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adverb
  1. at an indefinite future time.
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Origin of someday

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

Usage note

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.
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ultimately, finally, sometime, subsequently, yet, anytime

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someday

adverb
  1. at some unspecified time in the (distant) future
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Word Origin and History for someday

adv.

1898 as one word, from some + day.

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