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 concept of a stablecoin is closely linked to the difficult decision the Fed faces on whether to someday launch a digital currency., 17 July 2021 One of her dreams is to someday headline Summerfest, the largest music festival in the United States. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 15 July 2021 So, is the notion that exalted beings someday may create their own worlds a part of Mormonism’s theological universe or not? David Noyce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 15 July 2021 That generates fees for now and, someday, sustainable loan growth, when consumers stop paying their balances off at such a fast pace. Telis Demos, WSJ, 13 July 2021 If Aaron Haase is a late bloomer like Eric Haase, the Tigers will someday stand proud for making this pick in the 17th round. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 13 July 2021 Inside were rows of plastic drums, each containing a handful of month-old seedlings that would — someday — pay the man’s bills. Los Angeles Times, 11 July 2021 And someday, Evans might even want to try her hand at country music. Tricia Despres,, 9 July 2021 Both men imagined that someday, their work together might merit inclusion in an anthology like that, alongside Cicero, Lincoln and Disraeli. Washington Post, 9 July 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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18 Jul 2021

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“Someday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of someday

: at some time in the future


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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