somewhat Definition

  • 1to a moderate extent or degree
  • 2rather
  • 3more or less

Using somewhat: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "somewhat" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I'm somewhat tired after the long walk.

  • Example

    The movie was somewhat disappointing.

  • Example

    The cake was somewhat dry but still tasted good.

somewhat Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: somewhat in Brief

The adverb 'somewhat' [ˈsʌmˌwɒt] means to a moderate extent or degree, rather, or more or less. It is often used to describe something that is not extreme or absolute, such as 'The cake was somewhat dry but still tasted good.' 'Somewhat' has formal equivalents like 'to a certain extent' and informal equivalents like 'kind of.'

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