Somewhat

Definition of Somewhat

Some´what`
n.1.More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.
These salts have somewhat of a nitrous taste.
- Grew.
Somewhat of his good sense will suffer, in this transfusion, and much of the beauty of his thoughts will be lost.
- Dryden.
2.A person or thing of importance; a somebody.
Here come those that worship me.
They think that I am somewhat.
- Tennyson.
adv.1.In some degree or measure; a little.
His giantship is gone, somewhat crestfallen.
- Milton.
Somewhat back from the village street.
- Longfellow.

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a bit, a little, adequately, after a fashion, any, anything, appreciably, at any rate, at best, at least, at most, at the least, at the most, at the outside, at worst, aught, comparatively, considerably, detectably, extremely, fairly, far, in a manner, in a measure, in a way, in part, in some measure, incompletely, insignificantly, kind of, leastwise, merely, mildly, moderately, modestly, more or less, not comprehensively, not exhaustively, only, part, partially, partly, pretty, pro tanto, purely, quite, rather, relatively, scarcely, significantly, simply, slightly, so far, some, something, sort of, thus far, to a degree, to some degree, to some extent, tolerably, very, visibly
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