somewhen

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

somewhen (not comparable)

  1. at some time; indefinitely; some time or other, sometime
    • 1864, Robert Browning, “Mr. Sludge, "The Medium"”, Wikisource, line 505, accessed on 2012-01-18:
      Out of the drift of facts, whereby you learn / What some was, somewhere, somewhen, somewhy?
    • 1891, Thomas Hardy, “XXXVI”, in Tess of the d'Urbervilles - A Pure Woman[1], Fiction:
      Yes, though nobody else should reproach me if we should stay together, yet somewhen, years hence, ...
    • 2002, Marc Lange, “What Is Spatiotemporal Locality?”, in An Introduction to the Philosophy of Physics: Locality, Fields, Energy, and Mass[2], Science / Philosphy, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN 9780631225010, page 4:
      An event is a particular thing that happens somewhere and somewhen.
    • 2008, Michael F. Wagner, “Chapter One”, in The Enigmatic Reality of Time[3], Science / Physics, Brill, ISBN 9789004170254, page 26:
      … things always exist or occur somewhen as well. They exist or occur whenever — at whatever times-when — they in fact exist or occur, and not somewhen else.
    • 2009, Marta Randall, “Secret Rider”, in Robert Siverberg editor, Trips in Time: Time Travel Tales (Collection of Short Stories)[4], SciFi, Wildside Press, ISBN 9781434404466, page 120:
      Somewhen, curling through the intricacies of tau, John/Johan still lived. Somewhen on this very planet he lived, …

References[edit]

  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, somewhen