in or at some place not specified, determined, or known: They live somewhere in Michigan. to some place not specified or known: They went out somewhere. at or to some point in amount, degree, etc. (usually followed by about, near, etc.): He is somewhere about 60 years old. at some point of time (usually followed by about, between, in, etc.): somewhere about 1930; somewhere between 1930 and 1940; somewhere in the 1930s.
an unspecified or uncertain place.
Origin of somewhere
word dating back to 1150–1200;
see origin at some
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Examples from the Web for somewheres
Historical Examples of somewheres
I thought sure Kenelm would, but he's gone on a cruise of his own somewheres.
You said he'd run off to go gold-diggin' in the Klondike or somewheres.
Now out West—in Omaha or somewheres—she's got a cousin who owed her dad money.
Now, she used to have and I believe she's lost some of it somewheres.
The money hasn't been stolen; I lost it somewheres—but where?
British Dictionary definitions for somewheres
in, to, or at some unknown or unspecified place or pointsomewhere in England; somewhere between 3 and 4 o'clock
get somewhere informal to make progress
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Word Origin and History for somewheres
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with somewheres
In addition to the idiom beginning with somewhere
- get somewhere
- (somewhere) or other
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