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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun somebody:


The word somebody is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun somebody

What does somebody mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: somebodies

  1. a human being

Alternative definition of the noun somebody


  1. A recognised person, a celebrity.

Other definitions of somebody

What does somebody also mean?


  1. Some unspecified person.


  1. "Somebody" is a rock song written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance for Adams fourth studio album Reckless. It was the second single released from the album Reckless. The song topped the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart and peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.
  2. "Somebody" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  3. "Somebody" is a song performed by American pop recording artist Bridgit Mendler for the soundtrack Lemonade Mouth to the Disney Channel television movie of the same name. It was written by Lindy Robbins and Reed Vertelney and released as the album's debut single on March 4, 2011 through Walt Disney Records.
  4. "Somebody" is a musical single of Natalie La Rose.
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  5. "Somebody" is a country music song written by Dave Berg, Sam Tate, and Annie Tate. It was initially recorded by singer Mark Wills for his 2001 studio album Loving Every Minute. Reba McEntire later recorded the same song for her 2003 album Room to Breathe, releasing it as that album's second single in January 2004. By August of that year, McEntire's version had reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts.


"Somebody" is a 2012 short drama film written and directed by Doug van Bebber.


Somebody is the B-side to Aerosmith's first single, "Dream On", from their 1973 debut album, Aerosmith. Written by lead singer Steven Tyler and his friend Steven Emspack and released in June 1973, its A-side peaked at number 59 nationally but hit big in the band's native Boston, where it was the number 1 single of the year on the less commercial top 40 station, WBZ-FM, number 5 for the year on highly rated Top 40 WRKO-AM, and number 16 on heritage Top 40 WMEX-AM.

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Google previewStudies in Legal Logic (2006)

by Jaap Hage

Somebody is a thief, if there is a testimony to that effect. b) Testimonies of persons who are well-known liars should not be taken into account. c) Thieves ought to be punished. d) Minors ought not to be punished. e) The fact that somebody is ...

Google previewThe Rover (1845)

took occasion to say, "somebody is a thief," in some comments on Longfellow's " Wolf," touching that beautiful poem of Hood's entitled "The Death Bed," the last verse of which ...

Google previewSemantics (2011)

by John I. Saeed

Reference, on the other hand is a moment-by-moment relationship: what entity somebody refers to by using the word sparrow depends on the context. As we shall see, there are different views of how semanticists should approach this ability to ...

Google previewA dictionary of daily blunders, by the author of 'A handy book of synonyms'. [With] A handy book of common English synonyms [and] A handy classical dictionary. [3 pt. Issued together in a publisher's casing with the general title Handbook for writers and readers]. (1880)

In such phrases as anybody else, everybody else, nobody else, somebody else, else is often put into the possessive case, as " Anybody else's servant would have acted differently;" " Everybody else's ...

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Quotes about Somebody

Don't touch her!
She's somebody's wife;
Don't use her!
She's somebody's wife;
But i do see many men around me doing this,
And this is very bad! !
For she is somebody's wife and,
You have to leave her alone for her husband. (Edward Kofi Louis)
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Scrabble value of S1O1M3E1B3O1D2Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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