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Somthing vs. Something: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Sawaira Riaz || By Sumera Saeed || Updated on November 1, 2023
"Somthing" is an incorrect spelling of the word "something," which is a pronoun used to refer to an unspecified or unknown item or concept.

Which is correct: Somthing or Something

How to spell Something?

Somthing is Incorrect

Something is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember, 'thing' on its own is always spelled with a 'th.'
Sumera Saeed
Nov 01, 2023
To remember "something," think of it as "some" + "thing," two complete words.
Sumera Saeed
Nov 01, 2023
"Somthing" lacks the second 'e' found in 'some.'
Sumera Saeed
Nov 01, 2023
When in doubt, split it up: "some thing" then combine.
Sara Rehman
Nov 01, 2023
Associate 'something' with 'everything' which also has the 'e.'
Sumera Saeed
Nov 01, 2023
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Something Definitions

An unspecified object or matter.
She was looking for something in her bag.
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Nov 01, 2023
A thing of some kind.
There's something under the table.
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Nov 01, 2023
A person or thing of importance.
He's really something in the world of finance.
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Nov 01, 2023
An unspecified amount.
They must have waited for something like two hours.
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Nov 01, 2023
To some degree.
The results were something less than impressive.
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Nov 01, 2023
A remarkable or important thing or person
He thinks he is something in that uniform.
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Oct 05, 2022
One who falls into a specified age range. Often used in combination
Fortysomethings who attended their class reunion.
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Oct 05, 2022

FAQs

What is the verb form of something?

"Something" does not have a verb form; it's a pronoun or noun.
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Nov 01, 2023

What is the pronunciation of something?

Something is pronounced as /ˈsʌmθɪŋ/.
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Nov 01, 2023

What is the root word of something?

The root words are "some" and "thing."
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Nov 01, 2023

What is the plural form of something?

There is no plural form; "something" is uncountable.
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Nov 01, 2023

Why is it called something?

It's called "something" as it refers to an unspecified or unknown item or issue.
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Nov 01, 2023

Which conjunction is used with something?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used with "something."
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Nov 01, 2023

What is the singular form of something?

The singular form is "something."
Janet White
Nov 01, 2023

Which preposition is used with something?

Prepositions like "about," "of," and "for" can be used with "something."
Harlon Moss
Nov 01, 2023

Is the something term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically in some contexts.
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Nov 01, 2023

Which determiner is used with something?

Typically, "something" doesn't require a determiner.
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Nov 01, 2023

Is something an adverb?

"Something" can be used as an adverb meaning to some degree.
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Nov 01, 2023

Is something a negative or positive word?

"Something" is neutral; context gives it positive or negative connotations.
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Nov 01, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in something?

The first syllable is stressed: /ˈsʌmθɪŋ/.
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Nov 01, 2023

Which vowel is used before something?

No vowel is used immediately before "something."
Sara Rehman
Nov 01, 2023

Which article is used with something?

"Something" usually does not take an article; it's indefinite.
Harlon Moss
Nov 01, 2023

Is something a countable noun?

No, "something" is not countable.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 01, 2023

How many syllables are in something?

There are two syllables in "something."
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Nov 01, 2023

What part of speech is something?

"Something" can be a noun or an adverb.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 01, 2023

What is another term for something?

Another term for "something" is "an object" or "an item."
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Nov 01, 2023

What is the opposite of something?

The opposite of "something" is "nothing."
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Nov 01, 2023

What is the third form of something?

There is no third form; "something" is not a verb.
Janet White
Nov 01, 2023

How is something used in a sentence?

"I need to tell you something important."
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Nov 01, 2023

Is something a noun or adjective?

"Something" is a pronoun or noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 01, 2023

Is something an abstract noun?

No, it's not typically considered an abstract noun.
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Nov 01, 2023

Is something a vowel or consonant?

The word "something" starts with a consonant 's.'
Aimie Carlson
Nov 01, 2023

Is the word something imperative?

No, "something" is not imperative; it's a noun or pronoun.
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Nov 01, 2023

How do we divide something into syllables?

Something is divided into syllables as some-thing.
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Nov 01, 2023

What is the first form of something?

"Something" is not a verb; it does not have verb forms.
Sara Rehman
Nov 01, 2023

What is the second form of something?

There is no second form; "something" is not a verb.
Sara Rehman
Nov 01, 2023

Is something a collective noun?

No, "something" is not a collective noun.
Sumera Saeed
Nov 01, 2023
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