someone - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
pronoun 

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/ˈsʌmwʌn/
  1. used for referring to a person when you do not know or do not say who the person is

    I can’t find my calculator – someone must have taken it.

    They need someone like you, someone who understands business methods.

    someone else:

    His wife told him she was in love with someone else.

    someone nice/famous/special:

    I’ve invited someone special that I want you to meet.

    or someone (=or someone similar):

    They’ll probably get Arnold Schwarzenegger or someone to play Hercules.

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