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Meaning of somewhat by Wiktionary Dictionary

somewhat


    Etymology

    some +‎ what

    Pronunciation

    • ( RP ) IPA: /ˈsʌmwɒt/
    • ( US ) IPA: /ˈsʌmwʌt/
    • Hyphenation: some‧what

    Adverb

    somewhat ( not comparable )

    1. To a limited extent or degree .
      The crowd was somewhat larger than expected, perhaps due to the good weather .
      The decision to shave or not is a somewhat personal one .

    See also

    Pronoun

    somewhat

    1. ( dated ) something

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Explanation of somewhat by Wordnet Dictionary

somewhat


    Adverb
    1. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

    2. to a small degree or extent

    3. his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory