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[suhm-pleys] /ˈsʌmˌpleɪs/
Origin of someplace
1350-1400; Middle English; see some, place
Usage note
See anyplace. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for someplace
  • That's because a good number of innkeepers and restaurateurs close up for a few weeks for repairs or to venture someplace warm.
  • He could see there was more opportunity someplace else.
  • It's about getting someplace when you absolutely need to be there.
  • It means that the hippocampus is involved in the processing of that information, which is ultimately stored someplace else.
  • Most of those people need to be someplace else anyway.
  • If the wild ocean source declines, the protein has to come from someplace.
  • As soon as people start griping and complaining those around them make excuses about why they need to be someplace else.
  • It takes time for journalists to get someplace that people having picnics and river walks happen to be already.
  • Out there with the accretion disk or someplace, maybe closer.
  • Instead, poor families may relocate someplace cheaper and buy more expensive groceries or a used car or whatever.
British Dictionary definitions for someplace


(US & Canadian, informal) in, at, or to some unspecified place or region
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Word Origin and History for someplace

1853, from some + place (n.).

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