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single

sin·gle

single

 
 
pronunciation:
sIng gl
parts of speech:
adjective, verb, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: only one.
He had only a single dime left in his bank.
synonyms:
lone, one, only, sole, solitary, unique
antonyms:
multiple
similar words:
individual, odd, specific
definition 2: of or for one person.
He got a single room at the motel.
synonyms:
individual, particular, personal, separate
similar words:
private
definition 3: considered as a separate or individual thing.
Every single person had a good time at the party.
synonyms:
independent, individual, particular, specific
similar words:
alone, distinct, lone, sole
definition 4: not married.
My aunt is single.
antonyms:
married
similar words:
divorced, separated, widowed
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: singled, singles, singling
definition 1: to choose or pick from others (usually followed by "out").
She singled out a dress to buy.
synonyms:
choose, elect, opt for, pick, select
definition 2: to hit the ball in a baseball or softball game so as to reach first base.
After striking out three times, he finally singled.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one person or thing.
synonyms:
one
definition 2: a hit in baseball or softball with which the batter gets to first base.