someday

adverb
some·day | \ˈsəm-ˌdā \

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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Parker, indeed, will be back in the AT&T Center someday. Jeff Mcdonald, San Antonio Express-News, "Parker leaves San Antonio with emotion, but no regrets," 7 July 2018 Systems that police hope will someday be powered by A.I. are currently run by teams of people sorting through photos and data the old-fashioned way. Paul Mozur, New York Times, "Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras," 8 July 2018 Durant came to Golden State for a new challenge, and someday will leave it for another—no matter if Golden State keeps winning titles. Rob Mahoney, SI.com, "Kevin Durant Cuts Warriors a Break by Reportedly Wishing to Re-Sign to Team-Friendly Contract," 30 June 2018 Lastly, carbon dioxide gets combined with hydrogen, and converted into liquid fuels, including ones that can be used to power cars and planes (meaning that someday, the company could produce truly carbon-neutral fuels for vehicles). Laura Yan, Popular Mechanics, "This Crazy, Cheap Technology Can Turn Carbon Dioxide into Fuel," 10 June 2018 George is what Bridges has a good chance to become someday, and what first-round pick Zhaire Smith will need significant improvement to even approach. Bob Ford, Philly.com, "Sixers put their chips on the gamble of trades and free agency | Bob Ford," 25 June 2018 Could this be a steppingstone for Self to someday become U.S. Olympic coach? Gary Bedore, kansascity, "Bill Self would consider coaching for USA Basketball again, speaks on Vick, De Sousa," 19 June 2018 Twelve-year-old Amal is a bright, outspoken girl who wants to become a teacher someday. Meghan Cox Gurdon, WSJ, "Of Brave Children Everywhere," 4 May 2018 To bring the president around, U.S. officials argued that the $47 million military aid package could be a boon to U.S. taxpayers if cash-strapped Kiev stabilized and someday became a reliable buyer of American military hardware. Author: Greg Jaffe, John Hudson, Philip Rucker, Anchorage Daily News, "Trump, a reluctant hawk, has battled his top aides on Russia and lost," 16 Apr. 2018

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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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someday

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of someday

: at some time in the future

someday

adverb
some·day | \ˈsəm-ˌdā \

Kids Definition of someday

: at some future time Someday I'll travel.

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