WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
some•one /ˈsʌmˌwʌn, -wən/USA pronunciation   pron. 
  1. some person;
    somebody:Our hosts arranged for someone to meet us at the airport.
    Like somebody, someone is used most often in affirmative sentences, while anyone is used in sentences with negative words and in questions:There's someone at the door. There isn't anyone at the door. Is anyone at the door?But someone can be used in questions when the answer is expected to be "yes'':Can't someone help me?

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
some•one  (sumwun′, -wən),USA pronunciation pron. 
  1. some person;
  • 1275–1325; Middle English; see some, one

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someone /ˈsʌmˌwʌn -wən/ pron
  1. some person; somebody

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Collocations: someone [knocked, spoke, started], heard someone [knocking], lend someone [an ear, some money], more...

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