somewhere Definition

  • 1in, to, or at some place not specified, unknown, or named
  • 2to a place of importance or prominence

Using somewhere: Examples

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

  • Example

    I left my keys somewhere in the house.

  • Example

    We should go somewhere new for our vacation this year.

  • Example

    She's going somewhere in life.

  • Example

    I need to be somewhere by 5 pm.

somewhere Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for somewhere

Phrases with somewhere

  • to make progress or achieve success


    If we work hard, we might get somewhere with this project.

  • somewhere along the line/way

    at some point during a process or sequence of events


    Somewhere along the way, we lost track of our original goal.

  • approximately; about


    The cost of the project will be somewhere in the region of $10,000.


Summary: somewhere in Brief

'Somewhere' [ˈsʌmweə(r)] refers to an unspecified or unknown place, often used to describe a location that is important or prominent. It can be used to indicate a physical location, as in 'I left my keys somewhere in the house,' or a figurative one, as in 'She's going somewhere in life.' 'Somewhere' can also be used in phrases like 'get somewhere,' meaning to make progress, and 'somewhere in the region of,' meaning approximately.

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