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

Examples of someplace in a Sentence

Should we eat here or go someplace else? I put my keys someplace but I can't remember where.
Recent Examples on the Web Check out these pics of Demi hanging on a paddleboard someplace gorgeous: This content is imported from poll. Korin Miller, Women's Health, 22 Apr. 2023 What is the protocol on friends who go someplace together? Judith Martin, The Mercury News, 22 Feb. 2024 What is the protocol on friends who go someplace together: Who is expected to drive? Jacobina Martin, Washington Post, 22 Feb. 2024 But occasionally, in a piece of acting predicated on both rigor and flexibility, a performer risks going someplace weird that indicates humanity, personality or just chutzpah. Wesley Morris, New York Times, 18 Feb. 2024 This was achieved by identifying the right malicious data (telemetry) and then collecting it someplace where your team can hunt through it and build analytics to highlight possible problems (detections). Ben Finke, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 First, save your old posts and photos someplace other than Facebook. Heather Kelly, Washington Post, 31 Jan. 2024 But Angela lost the argument with her mother, and after that her only choice was to bury it someplace inaccessible, practically unrememberable. Clare Sestanovich, The New Yorker, 6 Nov. 2023 Often, people move someplace nearby, like the trail, Herman Franks Park or nearby neighborhoods. Paighten Harkins, The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Aug. 2023

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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 19 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


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