someone

pronoun some·one \ ˈsəm-(ˌ)wən \

Definition of someone

: some person : somebody

Examples of someone in a Sentence

  1. Someone left you a message.

  2. Is that someone you know?

  3. We need someone who can work nights and weekends.

  4. Someone took the last piece of cake.

  5. I'll do it because someone has to.

  6. She offered the job to someone else.

First Known Use of someone

14th century


SOMEONE Defined for English Language Learners

someone

pronoun

Definition of someone for English Language Learners

  • : some person


SOMEONE Defined for Kids

someone

pronoun some·one \ ˈsəm-wən , -ˌwən \

Definition of someone for Students

: a person who is not known, named, or specified
  • Someone has to do the job.

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