somehow

adverb some·how \ ˈsəm-ˌhau̇ \
Updated on: 17 Dec 2017

Definition of somehow

: in one way or another not known or designated : by some means
  • we'll manage somehow

Examples of somehow in a Sentence

  1. She somehow managed to find her earring in the sand.

  2. It will all work out somehow.

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First Known Use of somehow

1664



SOMEHOW Defined for English Language Learners

somehow

adverb

Definition of somehow for English Language Learners

  • : in a way that is not known or certain


SOMEHOW Defined for Kids

somehow

adverb some·how \ ˈsəm-ˌhau̇ \

Definition of somehow for Students

: in a way that is not known or certain
  • She somehow managed to get home.


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