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somewhat meaning

EN[ˈsʌmwɒt]
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  • NounPLsomewhats
    1. More or less; a certain quantity or degree; a part, more or less; something.
      1. A person or thing of importance; a somebody.
      2. Pronoun
        1. (archaic) Something.
        2. Adverb
          1. To a limited extent or degree.
            1. The crowd was somewhat larger than expected, perhaps due to the good weather. ‎
            2. The decision to shave or not is a somewhat personal one. ‎
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The use of the somewhat more closely related ehrhartoid species, Oryza rufipogon , increased the bs value to 76 %.
            • The winter has been long and somewhat severe, and the robins, therefore, have been well in evidence, also Jacky Winters, double-bars, and blue wrens.
            • If the slogan is somewhat "tongue in chic," to use Lehrman's phrase, it's not far off base.

        Meaning of somewhat for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "somewhat" is an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a pronoun.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adverbs
            • Degree adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Pronouns
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