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someone meaning

EN[ˈsʌmwʌn]
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  • NounPLsomeonesSUF-one
    1. A partially specified but unnamed person.
      1. Do you need a gift for that special someone?
  • Pronoun
    1. Some person.
      1. Is someone there?
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • But she dabbed at an eye, cried out for a touchup and had someone turn up Grace Jones on the MP3 player.
      • It seemed that there was someone behind me; but when I turned round, no one was there.
      • I don't know the answer to that, but maybe someone else does - I'll ask round.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Someone will invariably nitpick about any spelling error posted to the forums.
      • Someone adjured the editor to cease posting silly articles.
      • Someone really needs to go put the kibosh on that noisy party.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • That is a serious accusation, so make sure you have plenty of evidence before you point the finger at someone.
      • For this next challenge, you'll need to couple up with someone.
      • Don't go racing around corners at full tilt or you'll hit someone.

Meaning of someone for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "someone" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, a third person pronoun and an indefinite pronoun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Pronouns
        • Third person pronouns
          • Indefinite pronouns
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        Definiteness: Level 7
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        Definite    ➨     Versatile
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