someday

adverb

some·​day ˈsəm-ˌdā How to pronounce someday (audio)
: at some future time

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.
Recent Examples on the Web Flipping an airplane upside down might just save your life someday. Sarah Schutte, National Review, 14 Apr. 2024 But their hope is that someday, technology like this will help humans survive extremely premature birth and avoid serious complications, such as blindness and permanent damage to lungs and brains. Rob Stein, NPR, 12 Apr. 2024 Staff at the local clinic scoff at the idea of someday providing IVF. Maahil Mohamed Elke Scholiers, New York Times, 6 Apr. 2024 Perhaps someday there will be a film about the making of Scoop itself. Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Apr. 2024 Some investors believe that Truth Social will someday reach the same level of popularity as Facebook or X, Dr. Gahng says. Laurent Belsie, The Christian Science Monitor, 3 Apr. 2024 Literacy is a mission for Franklin, who dreams of someday opening her own charter school to create a culture of education. Detroit Free Press, 29 Mar. 2024 The research might someday lead to the development of new products and services that can help improve the lives of companion animals. Sarah Kuta, Smithsonian Magazine, 29 Mar. 2024 Americans may wonder if these interlocking relationships will someday add up to a formal alliance of U.S. enemies—the mirror image of the institutions Washington itself leads. Hal Brands, Foreign Affairs, 29 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Someday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/someday. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

someday

adverb
some·​day ˈsəm-ˌdā How to pronounce someday (audio)
: at some future time
may someday travel the world

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