someone

pronoun
some·​one | \ ˈsəm-(ˌ)wən How to pronounce someone (audio) \

Definition of someone

: some person : somebody

Examples of someone in a Sentence

Someone left you a message. Is that someone you know? We need someone who can work nights and weekends. Someone took the last piece of cake. I'll do it because someone has to. She offered the job to someone else.
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First Known Use of someone

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of someone was in the 14th century

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“Someone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/someone. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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someone

pronoun

English Language Learners Definition of someone

: some person

someone

pronoun
some·​one | \ ˈsəm-wən How to pronounce someone (audio) , -ˌwən \

Kids Definition of someone

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

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