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one

one

pronunciation:
wuhn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, pronoun
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being a single thing or person.
You need only one sheet of paper for your drawing.
similar words:
single
definition 2: united; not divided.
The parents are one in their opinion of the new principal.
definition 3: at some future time, not named.
Let's go to the movies one day next week.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the number that comes after zero and before two in the sequence of cardinal numbers; 1.
definition 2: a single thing or person.
That girl is the one I was talking about.Sean is the best one on his team.
similar words:
party, single
 
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: a person or object that is not named but is mentioned as a single member of a kind or group.
The cookies looked delicious, so I had to try one.
definition 2: any person or a person not named.
One can't be right all the time.
Homophone Note
The words one and won (past tense of "win") sound alike but have different meanings.