1. [ adjective ] used of a single unit or thing; not two or more
Synonyms: 1 ane i

"`ane' is Scottish"

Related terms: cardinal
2. [ adjective ] particular but unspecified

"early one evening"

Related terms: unspecified
3. [ noun ] (mathematics) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
Synonyms: 1 ace unity single I

"he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it" "they had lunch at one"

Related terms: digit singleton monad
4. [ noun ] a single person or thing

"he is the best one" "this is the one I ordered"

Related terms: unit
5. [ adjective ] having the indivisible character of a unit
Synonyms: unitary

"a unitary action" "spoke with one voice"

Related terms: united
6. [ adjective ] of the same kind or quality

"two animals of one species"

Related terms: same
7. [ adjective ] indefinite in time or position

"he will come one day" "one place or another"

Related terms: indefinite
8. [ adjective ] used informally as an intensifier

"that is one fine dog"

Related terms: extraordinary
9. [ adjective ] being the single appropriate individual of a kind; only

"the one horse that could win this race" "the one person I could marry"

Related terms: single
10. [ adjective ] being one in number--a single unit or thing

"one person is going" "her one thought was to win" "I'm just one player on the team" "one day is just like the next" "seen one horse and you've seen them all"

Related terms: single
11. [ [Undefined_variable] ] pronoun, third person singular impersonal
Synonyms: any anybody some somebody someone an anyone a
12. [ [Undefined_variable] ] pronoun, second or third person plural, impersonal
Synonyms: you people we they
13. [ adjective ] being a single entity made by combining separate components

"three chemicals combining into one solution"

Related terms: combined
14. [ adjective ] eminent beyond or above comparison
Synonyms: nonpareil one_and_only peerless unmatched unmatchable unrivaled unrivalled matchless

"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" "unrivaled mastery of her art"

Related terms: incomparable
Similar spelling:   Onie