(noun.) a single person or thing; 'he is the best one'; 'this is the one I ordered'.

(noun.) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; 'he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it'; 'they had lunch at one'.

(adj.) being a single entity made by combining separate components; 'three chemicals combining into one solution' .

(adj.) used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; '`ane' is Scottish' .

(adj.) indefinite in time or position; 'he will come one day'; 'one place or another' .

(adj.) used informally as an intensifier; 'that is one fine dog' .

(adj.) of the same kind or quality; 'two animals of one species' .

(adj.) having the indivisible character of a unit; 'a unitary action'; 'spoke with one voice' .

杰克逊整理--From WordNet


(a.) Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.

(a.) Denoting a person or thing conceived or spoken of indefinitely; a certain. "I am the sister of one Claudio" [Shak.], that is, of a certain man named Claudio.

(a.) Pointing out a contrast, or denoting a particular thing or person different from some other specified; -- used as a correlative adjective, with or without the.

(a.) Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a whole.

(a.) Single in kind; the same; a common.

(a.) Single; inmarried.

(n.) A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers.

(n.) A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i.

(n.) A single person or thing.

(indef. pron.) Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one's self.

(v. t.) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite.



a. [1]. Single, individual.[2]. The same.[3]. United, undivided.

n. [1]. Unit.[2]. Individual, person, human being.



SYN:Single, undivided, individual




pron. a person (indefinitely) as in 'one says:' any one: some one.—n. a single person or thing: a unit.

adj. single in number position or kind: undivided: the same: a certain some implying a name unknown or denoting insignificance or contempt as 'one Guy Fawkes a Spaniard!'—adjs. One′-eyed having but one eye: limited in vision; One′-hand′ed single-handed; One′-horse drawn by a single horse: petty mean inferior; One′-idea'd entirely possessed by one idea.—ns. One′ness singleness unity; Oner (wun′ėr) one possessing some special skill an adept (slang).—pron. Oneself′ one's self: himself or herself.—adj. One′-sid′ed limited to one side: partial: (bot.) turned to one side.—adv. One′-sid′edly.—n. One′-sid′edness.—One another each other; One by one singly: in order; One day on a certain day: at an indefinite time.—All one just the same: of no consequence; At one of one mind.





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