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

Even down 20%, the stock is anticipating Amazon will earn $100 a share someday, or almost $50 billion. Andy Kessler, WSJ, "Stock Picking Is Like Time Travel," 13 Jan. 2019 But someday, perhaps as early as next decade, this lander could be used to ferry astronauts between the Gateway and the lunar surface. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Lockheed Martin Unveils Design for Lunar Lander," 3 Oct. 2018 But someday, one of those predictions is going to be correct. Mike Finger, San Antonio Express-News, "How high can coaching salaries soar?," 8 Jan. 2018 Hopefully someday soon, the event will outgrow the home of von Furstenburg in size, but until then, her doors are always open. Cameron Bird, Vogue, "Diane von Furstenberg Invited This Year's Female Oscar Nominees to a Luncheon Chez DVF," 24 Feb. 2019 The Marvelous Mystery may someday grow into a brick-and-mortar store but will start as an online T-shirt vendor based out of Lebowski Fest headquarters with occasional pop-up stores. Jeffrey Lee Puckett, The Courier-Journal, "Lebowski Fest founder launches mental health project, new retail shop," 20 June 2018 Liberals envision that the bullet train will someday turn Fresno and Merced into Silicon Valley suburbs and ease the Bay Area’s housing shortage. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Death of a California Dream," 13 Feb. 2019 Perhaps someday the most advanced robots will catch up with ants. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "NASA's Robotic Worm Could Someday Climb Alien Ice Spikes," 13 Dec. 2018 Would have had probably got married someday, had children, and maybe became a baseball coach himself. John Canzano,, "Canzano: How Portland lands a Major League Baseball team... expansion to relocation and back," 5 June 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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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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to reflect, repel, echo, or resound

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