someplace

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

some +‎ place

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌmˌpleɪs/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

someplace (not comparable)

  1. (informal, chiefly US) Somewhere.
    We can't find the damned thing, but it must be someplace.

Noun[edit]

someplace (plural someplaces)

  1. An unspecified location.
    • 1993, Robert Werman, Notes from a Sealed Room: An Israeli View of the Gulf War, →ISBN, page xvii:
      And there is a reason for going to Israel: to find a someplace.
    • 2007, Tom Moylan, Raffaella Baccolini, Utopia Method Vision: The Use Value of Social Dreaming, →ISBN, page 322:
      Thus, "placing readers at the forefront of utopian studies will [...] help us to understand more fully and accurately what the noplaces of Utopia have done, do, and will do to the someplaces of our world" (Roemer 154).
    • 2013, Kate Bernheimer, xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths, →ISBN:
      To get here you drive through the series of pocketed communities that fray the outskirts of these usual someplaces, someplaces that are like industrial cities that were once more industrious cities.
    • 2014, Tom Nigg, The Last of an Extinct Race, →ISBN, page 39:
      Find a someplace as far away as possible from the flying monster and its helpers.
    • 2018, Richard Spuler, Places:
      And the someplace else was of little concern to the traveling salesman as well, because for him everywhere was someplace else and this was just another stop between a someplace and an elsewhere.

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