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Definition of 'one'

Noun

  1. 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"
       Synonyms: 1 I ace single unity
  2. a single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"

Adjective

  1. used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane' is Scottish"
       Synonyms: 1 i ane
  2. having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice"
       Synonyms: unitary
  3. of the same kind or quality; "two animals of one species"
  4. used informally as an intensifier; "that is one fine dog"
  5. indefinite in time or position; "he will come one day"; "one place or another"
  6. being a single entity made by combining separate components; "three chemicals combining into one solution"
  7. eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art"
       Synonyms: matchless nonpareil one and only peerless unmatched unmatchable unrivaled unrivalled


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