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1-some

adjective suffix

: having a specified quality

: causing a specified feeling or condition

Full Definition of -SOME

:  characterized by a (specified) thing, quality, state, or action <awesome> <burdensome> <cuddlesome>
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Origin of -SOME

Middle English -som, from Old English -sum; akin to Old High German -sam -some, Old English sum some

2-some

noun suffix

: a group of (so many) people or things

Full Definition of -SOME

:  group of (so many) members and especially persons <foursome>

Origin of -SOME

Middle English (northern dialect) -sum, from Middle English sum, pron., one, some

3-some

noun combining form

Definition of -SOME

1
:  body <chromosome>
2
:  chromosome <monosome>

Origin of -SOME

New Latin -somat-, -soma, from Greek sōmat-, sōma
-SOME Defined for Kids

1-some

adjective suffix \ˌsəm\

Definition of -SOME for Kids

:  distinguished by a specified thing, quality, state, or action <troublesome>

2-some

noun suffix

Definition of -SOME for Kids

:  group of so many members <foursome>
Medical Dictionary

-some

noun combining form \ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of -SOME

1
:  body <chromosome>
2
:  chromosome <monosome>

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