Hypertext Webster Gateway: "something"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Something \Some"thing\, adv.
In some degree; somewhat; to some extent; at some distance.

I something fear my father's wrath. --Shak.

We have something fairer play than a reasoner could
have expected formerly. --Burke.

My sense of touch is something coarse. --Tennyson.

It must be done to-night, And something from the
palace. --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Something \Some"thing\, n.
1. Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically
designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate
or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.

There is something in the wind. --Shak.

The whole world has something to do, something to
talk of, something to wish for, and something to be
employed about. --Pope.

Something attemped, something done, Has earned a
night's repose. --Longfellow.

2. A part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or
degree; a little.

Something yet of doubt remains. --Milton.

Something of it arises from our infant state. --I.

3. A person or thing importance.

If a man thinketh himself to be something, when he
is nothing, he deceiveth himself. --Gal. vi. 3.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n : a thing of some kind; "is there something you want?"

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