someday

adverb
some·​day | \ ˈsəm-ˌdā How to pronounce someday (audio) \

Definition of someday

: at some future time

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Examples of someday in a Sentence

Someday we'll buy a house. She hopes to publish her novel someday. Let's have lunch someday next week.
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Recent Examples on the Web The Air Force wants to deploy the ARRW this decade, and the B-1B Lancer bomber could someday carry as many as 31 ARRWs on a single mission. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The Air Force's Long-Awaited Hypersonic Weapon Just Failed," 8 Apr. 2021 At a Miami hearing that year, Maria Theodora’s pediatrician, Dr. Alberto Saenz Pacheco, accused NICA’s attorney of trying to force Carreras to abandon hope that her daughter might someday eat on her own. Carol Marbin Miller, ProPublica, "When Births Go Horribly Wrong, Florida Protects Doctors and Forces Families to Pay the Price," 8 Apr. 2021 Flanking the land will be the eye-catching silver of the Avengers Headquarters, believed to someday act as the entrance for a new ride, but for now home to an elaborate stunt show. Los Angeles Times, "Disney unveils June opening date for Marvel-themed Avengers Campus," 8 Apr. 2021 Hopefully someday, the rest of the country will stop fighting long enough to listen to us. Keith Fangman, The Enquirer, "Opinion: Cincinnati improved police-community relations. Other cities can learn from us.," 8 Apr. 2021 As for long-term goals, Vogelpohl looks forward to someday hiring a team to help her with blogging, social media and other tasks. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, "Instagram fame, then a Walmart deal: How an Arizona woman became known for her home décor," 5 Apr. 2021 Adam Toledo dreamed of becoming a police officer someday. Laura L. Davis, USA TODAY, "Toxic wastewater vs. Tampa Bay," 5 Apr. 2021 College athletes will someday soon be permitted to be paid sponsors, social media influencers and product endorsers. San Francisco Chronicle, "Cal guard Matt Bradley reportedly enters transfer portal," 4 Apr. 2021 Each vehicle carried equipment that would facilitate another linkup someday if an international rescue mission were needed. New York Times, "Glynn S. Lunney Dies at 84; Oversaw NASA Flights From Mission Control," 27 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of someday

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of someday was in the 14th century

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12 Apr 2021

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“Someday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/someday. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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someday

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of someday

: at some time in the future

someday

adverb
some·​day | \ ˈsəm-ˌdā How to pronounce someday (audio) \

Kids Definition of someday

: at some future time Someday I'll travel.

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