(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' .
Inputed by Jackson--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.
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Synonyms and Synonymous
a. . Single, individual.. The same.. United, undivided.
n. . Unit.. Individual, person, human being.
Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
- Miss Vye's family is a good one on her mother's side; and her father was a romantic wanderer--a sort of Greek Ulysses. Thomas Hardy. The Return of the Native.
- Dose, teaspoonful to one-half wineglassful, as needed. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- Permit me to mention one little instance, which, though it relates to myself, will not be quite uninteresting to you. Benjamin Franklin. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin.
- Except one man, who got up and went out. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- Yes, but such care could have been furnished by any one of us. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- One sees very little about it in the newspapers and popular magazines, in spite of the fact that it is the keystone, so to speak, of the motion-picture industry. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- George Lamb and Elliston together, after they had listened to a page or two, with one voice exclaimed, Very stupid. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- People will pay as freely to gratify one passion as another, their resentment as their pride. Benjamin Franklin. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin.
- During the day Meade assaulted and carried one more redan to his right and two to his left. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- The understanding of the place of theory in life is a comparatively new one. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
- Is there some one in La Granja capable of this? Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- There's a tub of lard on the ribs of each one. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- His wife saw the one part at least of the bouquet-scene. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- They were scheming to outdo one another, to rob weaker contemporaries, to destroy rivals, so that they might for a brief interval swagger. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- It is also said that one man to-day, with the aid of a steam engine, performs the work of 120 men in the last century. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- These are two celebrated ones. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- How about the irreclaimable ones, though? Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.
- And the ones who would not make war? Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- Mr. Sam Wynne coming up with great haste, to insist on the elder girls joining in the game as well as the younger ones, Caroline was again left alone. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Glass thermometers of the above type are the ones most generally used, but there are many different types for special purposes. Bertha M. Clark. General Science.
- Part of what had before been employed in other trades, is necessarily withdrawn from them, and turned into some of the new and more profitable ones. Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
- You must choose me for your churchwarden, Mr. Helstone, the next time you elect new ones. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Hussey also had his machine there, and they were the only ones represented. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- He knew now he was up against the crazies; the ones with the black-and-red scarves. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- For, it is a remarkable fact in genealogy that no De Any ones ever came over with Anybody else. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- Thank you, I prefer spiders, she replied, fishing up two unwary little ones who had gone to a creamy death. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- The Great Geyser and the New Geyser are the most remarkable ones in Iceland, where there are about a hundred altogether. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- So he got one of my long locks of hair, and I got one of his short ones. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- These here ones as is below, though, ain't reg'lar thoroughbred sawbones; they're only in trainin'. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- Being lofty about the passing fad and the ephemeral outcry is all very well in the biographies of dead men, but rank nonsense in the rulers of real ones. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
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