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Meaning of "someday" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOMEDAY

someday  [ˈsʌmˌdeɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOMEDAY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Someday is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SOMEDAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of someday in the English dictionary

The definition of someday in the dictionary is at some unspecified time in the future.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOMEDAY


all-day
ˈɔːlˌdeɪ
birthday
ˈbɜːθˌdeɪ
doomsday
ˈduːmzˌdeɪ
everyday
ˈɛvrɪˌdeɪ
faraday
ˈfærəˌdeɪ
heyday
ˈheɪˌdeɪ
hobday
ˈhɒbˌdeɪ
holiday
ˈhɒlɪˌdeɪ
man-day
ˈmænˌdeɪ
Mayday
ˈmeɪˌdeɪ
multiday
ˈmʌltɪˌdeɪ
one-day
ˈwʌnˌdeɪ
payday
ˈpeɪˌdeɪ
same-day
ˈseɪmˌdeɪ
schoolday
ˈskuːlˌdeɪ
Twelfth-Day
ˈtwelfθˌdeɪ
washday
ˈwɒʃˌdeɪ
weekday
ˈwiːkˌdeɪ
workaday
ˈwɜːkəˌdeɪ
workday
ˈwɜːkˌdeɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOMEDAY

some
some day
somebodies
somebody
somedeal
somegate
somehow
somehow or other
someone
someone´s name is mud
someplace
somersault
Somerset
Somerset House
Somerville
somesthesia
somesthesis
somesthetic
something
something else

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOMEDAY

at the end of the day
day
day-to-day
Friday
from day to day
good day
Monday
officer of the day
order of the day
per day
Saturday
Sunday
that will be the day
the other day
Thursday
today
Tuesday
Valentine´s day
Wednesday
yesterday

Synonyms and antonyms of someday in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SOMEDAY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «someday» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of someday

Translation of «someday» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOMEDAY

Find out the translation of someday to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of someday from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «someday» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有一天,
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

algún día
570 millions of speakers

English

someday
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी दिन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يوما ما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нибудь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um dia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোনদিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un jour
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Suatu hari nanti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eines Tages
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

いつか
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

언젠가는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lenggah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một ngày nào đó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என்றாவது ஒரு நாள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कधीतरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

birgün
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un giorno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pewnego dnia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

небудь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

într-o zi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάποια μέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eendag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en dag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en dag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of someday

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOMEDAY»

The term «someday» is very widely used and occupies the 11.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOMEDAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about someday

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10 QUOTES WITH «SOMEDAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word someday.
1
Sidney Altman
We are united in the hope that every individual will someday enjoy at least the intellectual privileges we have had, if not always the material advantages.
2
Scott Bakula
I was a huge fan of the original 'Star Trek,' and I'd never even dreamed that I would someday be captain of a starship.
3
Andrea Barber
I want to be a writer someday.
4
Jessie Baylin
I definitely want to have a family without a doubt. I want to know that kind of love, and I'm definitely thinking about it. I'm not afraid to have a little baby bump on stage someday.
5
Maria Bello
I remember listening to 'Maniac' and running around and thinking I'm going to be somebody someday.
6
Candice Bergen
I remember being in tears at the hospital after Chloe was born, at the thought that someday she would have to leave home.
7
Duane G. Carey
And, that's what I truly believe that we're doing when we're advancing scientific knowledge is we're someday making the world better. Not only for our children, but for all people after that.
8
Lillian Gordy Carter
Sure I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself someday.
9
Rachael Leigh Cook
Yeah, I definitely want to find that right person and fall in love and have kids someday.
10
Anderson Cooper
I'd like to have kids at some point. I think I'll have a family someday.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOMEDAY»

Discover the use of someday in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to someday and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Someday
A mother reflects on the all the milestones, from walking in a deep wood to holding someone else's hand, that her child will achieve during life.
Alison McGhee, Peter Reynolds, 2007
2
Someday, Someday, Maybe: A Novel
From Lauren Graham, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, comes a witty, charming, and hilariously relatable debut novel about a struggling young actress trying to get ahead―and keep it together―in New York City.
Lauren Graham, 2013
3
Someday
A young girl contrasts the exciting things she might someday do, like digging for dinosaur bones and swimming with dolphins, with her present-day activities of finding loose change in the sofa cushions and feeding her goldfish.
Eileen Spinelli, 2007
4
Someday: a play
The story in Someday , though told through fictional characters and full of Taylor's distinctive wit and humour, is based on the real-life tragedies suffered by many Native Canadian families.
Drew Hayden Taylor, 1993
5
Someday Angeline
A younger novel by master storyteller Louis Sachar. A child genius struggles with what it means to be quite so clever.
Louis Sachar, 2007
6
Someday
Only their undying love for each other can help the Baxters get past the trials of today for a life they know is possible . . . someday.
Karen Kingsbury, 2012
7
Someday Dancer
A ballerina tale with a thoroughly modern twist!
Sarah Rubin, 2012
8
Someday a Tree
A young girl, her parents, and their neighbors try to save an old oak tree that has been poisoned by pollution.
Eve Bunting, 1996
9
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You: A Novel
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is the story of James Sveck, a sophisticated, vulnerable young man with a deep appreciation for the world and no idea how to live in it.
Peter Cameron, 2009
10
Searching for Someday
First in a sizzling new series from Jennifer Probst, the USA Today bestselling author adored for her “fresh, fun, and sexy” (Romancing the Book) storytelling!
Jennifer Probst, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOMEDAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term someday is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Social Security - Hep your parents plan their "someday"
Since your parents have done a lot for you over your lifetime, this is the perfect time of year to return the favor by helping them find their “Someday” at ... «Bristol Herald Courier, Jul 15»
2
Kyle Larson could race in future Indy 500
INDIANAPOLIS -- Team owner Chip Ganassi is leaving the door open for rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson to someday compete in the Indianapolis 500. «ESPN, May 15»
3
Meghan Trainor Says Performing a Love Song for Harry Styles Was …
”It's a cute little number called 'Someday Maybe.' It needs a good home. Harry was super talented at writing, and his lyrics were incredible — probably my ... «PopCrush, Apr 15»
4
Meghan Trainor teases the lyrics of Harry Styles duet 'Someday
Meghan Trainor teases the lyrics of Harry Styles duet 'Someday Maybe': 'It's about when you break up and then see the person on a date with someone else'. «Sugarscape, Jan 15»
5
Kalki Koechlin on Anurag Kashyap: We Will Work Together Someday
Actress Kalki Koechlin says that she is still good friends with her estranged husband Anurag Kashyap. She is also hoping to work with the filmmaker "someday". «NDTV, Nov 14»
6
MSNBC: 'Old white people who vote Republican will die someday'
MSNBC: 'Old white people who vote Republican will die someday'. By Rick Moran. This may be the best comment about the election from a liberal heard all ... «American Thinker, Nov 14»
7
MSNBC: 'Old White People' in the South Who Vote Republican Are …
Liberal MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams said the “old white people” in the South who vote Republican are “going to die someday” and hopefully usher in a ... «Washington Free Beacon, Nov 14»
8
Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde Pursue Oblique Strategies …
When Brian Eno and Underworld frontman Karl Hyde got together to record Someday World, released in May, they intended to create in the experimental mode ... «SPIN, Jul 14»
9
Brian Eno and Karl Hyde: Someday World
And the song never really builds to anything, even as it sounds like the song on Someday World that's the furthest from a collaboration. It could have fit on an ... «PopMatters, May 14»
10
Ad of the Day: PETA and Morrissey Team Up in Powerful Plea for …
This new animated short film, Someday, set to the 1992 track "I Know It's Gonna Happen Someday" from the famously vegan Morrissey, is definitely an example ... «Adweek, May 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Someday [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/someday>. Oct 2020 ».
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