HyperDic: singular

English > 7 senses of the word singular:
ADJECTIVEallsingular, remarkableunusual or striking
allsingular, curious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummybeyond or deviating from the usual or expected
allsingularbeing a single and separate person or thing
allsingularcomposed of one member, set, or kind
allsingulargrammatical number category referring to a single item or unit
allsingular, uniquethe single one of its kind
NOUNcommunicationsingular, singular formthe form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
singular > pronunciation
Soundssih'nggyahler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > singular: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunusual or striking.
Example "such poise is singular in one so young"
Synonymremarkable
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Nounssingularitystrangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual
Adverbssingularlyin a singular manner or to a singular degree
English > singular: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBeyond or deviating from the usual or expected.
Example "singular behavior"
Synonymscurious, funny, odd, peculiar, queer, rum, rummy
Broaderstrange, unusualdefinitely out of the ordinary and unexpected
Spanishcurioso, extraño, inusual, original, peculiar, raro, singular
Catalancuriós, estrany, original, peculiar, rar, singular
Nounssingularitystrangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual
English > singular: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningA single and separate person or thing.
Examples
  • "can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?"
  • "every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind"-William James
Broaderindividual, singleBeing or characteristic of a single thing or person
Spanishsingular
Catalansingular
Nounssingularitythe quality of being one of a kind
English > singular: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningComposed of one member, set, or kind.
OppositepluralComposed of more than one member, set, or kind
English > singular: 7 senses > adjective 5
Meaninggrammatical number category referring to a single item or unit.
Oppositepluralgrammatical number category referring to two or more items or units
Spanishsingular
Catalansingular
English > singular: 7 senses > adjective 6
MeaningThe single one of its kind.
Example"a singular example"
Synonymunique
BroadersingleExisting alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual
Spanishsingular, única, único
Catalansingular, únic
Nounssingularitythe quality of being one of a kind
English > singular: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe form of a word that is used to denote a singleton.
Synonymsingular form
Broaderform, word form, signifier, descriptorThe phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
Oppositeplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishforma singular, singular
Catalanforma singular, singular

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