some·​place ˈsəm-ˌplās How to pronounce someplace (audio)

Example Sentences

Should we eat here or go someplace else? I put my keys someplace but I can't remember where.
Recent Examples on the Web If there are fires in the area, or even heavy smoke, then the best plan may just be to go someplace else. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 9 June 2022 Watching the crane in action immediately transports one back to childhood days with an erector set, where hours and hours were happily spent picking up something in one place and moving it someplace else. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 June 2021 Many high-level athletes want to take a break after the season, maybe go someplace warm for a change. Lori Riley,, 28 Feb. 2021 Otherworldly and immense, this music belongs someplace else. Chris Richards, Washington Post, 12 Nov. 2020 The long and lazy days of summer are usually a time to relax and soften into the pleasures of reading, ideally someplace near the water, a cool drink in your hand, the sun radiating overhead, nothing to do but enjoy yourself. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, 13 May 2020 For years, my husband and I have dreamed of selling our small house in the Bay Area and moving someplace more rural, more affordable. Katy Steinmetz, Time, 12 May 2020 To prevent spoilage and ensure the right consistency, hang the basturma someplace dry that doesn’t exceed 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Popular Science, 17 Mar. 2020 Garcia says El Paso is more than just a station on the road to someplace better. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 7 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of someplace was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Someplace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition



some·​place -ˌplās How to pronounce someplace (audio)
: somewhere entry 1 sense 1
fell someplace over there
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