- Something Some"thing, n.
1. Anything unknown, undetermined, or not specifically
designated; a certain indefinite thing; an indeterminate
or unknown event; an unspecified task, work, or thing.
There is something in the wind. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The whole world has something to do, something to talk of, something to wish for, and something to be employed about. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
Something attemped, something done, Has earned a night's repose. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]
2. A part; a portion, more or less; an indefinite quantity or degree; a little. [1913 Webster]
Something yet of doubt remains. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
Something of it arises from our infant state. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]
3. A person or thing importance. [1913 Webster]
If a man thinketh himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself. --Gal. vi. 3. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.