-some


-some
Ⅰ.
-some [1] SUFFIX forming adjectives meaning: 1) productive of: loathsome. 2) characterized by being: wholesome. 3) apt to: tiresome.
ORIGIN Old English.
Ⅱ.
-some [2] SUFFIX (forming nouns) denoting a group of a specified number: foursome.
ORIGIN Old English, «some».

English terms dictionary. 2015.


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