HyperDic: one

English > 9 senses of the word one:
ADJECTIVEallone, 1, i, aneused of a single unit or thing
allone, unitaryhaving the indivisible character of a unit
alloneof the same kind or quality
allone, rightused informally as an intensifier
alloneindefinite in time or position
allonebeing a single entity made by combining separate components
allone, matchless, nonpareil, one and only, peerless, unmatched, unmatchable, unrivaled, unrivalledeminent beyond or above comparison
NOUNquantityone, 1, I, ace, single, unitythe smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
cognitiononea single person or thing
one > pronunciation
Soundshhwah'n; wah'n
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > one: 9 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of a single unit or thing; not two or more.
Synonyms1, i, ane
BroadercardinalBeing or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
Spanish1, I, un, uno
Catalan1, I, u, un
English > one: 9 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the indivisible character of a unit.
Example "spoke with one voice"
Synonymunitary
BroaderunitedCharacterized by unity
Spanishentero, unitario
Catalanunitari
Nounsonenessthe quality of being united into one
English > one: 9 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf the same kind or quality.
Example"two animals of one species"
BroadersameClosely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree
English > one: 9 senses > adjective 4
MeaningUsed informally as an intensifier.
Example"that is one fine dog"
Synonymright
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > one: 9 senses > adjective 5
Meaningindefinite in time or position.
Examples
  • "he will come one day"
  • "one place or another"
Broaderindefinitevague or not clearly / clearly / clearly defined or stated
Spanishun
Catalanun
English > one: 9 senses > adjective 6
MeaningA single entity made by combining separate components.
Example"three chemicals combining into one solution"
Broadercombinedmade or joined or united into one
Spanishunido, uno
Catalanun, unit
English > one: 9 senses > adjective 7
MeaningEminent beyond or above comparison.
Examples
  • "she's one girl in a million"
  • "the one and only Muhammad Ali"
Synonymsmatchless, nonpareil, one and only, peerless, unmatched, unmatchable, unrivaled, unrivalled
Broaderincomparable, uncomparableSuch that comparison is impossible
Spanishincomparable, inigualable, inmejorable, insuperable
Catalanimmillorable, incomparable, inigualable, insuperable
English > one: 9 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number.
Examples
  • "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"
  • "they had lunch at one"
Synonyms1, I, ace, single, unity
Narrowermonad, monasA singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
singletonA single object (as distinguished from a pair)
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish1, dos, es, uno
Catalan1, dos, u
English > one: 9 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA single person or thing.
Examples
  • "he is the best one"
  • "this is the one I ordered"
BroaderunitA single undivided whole

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