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one

one

 
pronunciation:
wuhn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, pronoun
phrases:
at one
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being single in number.
Sadly, out of the entire audience, only one person clapped.
similar words:
single
definition 2: united; undivided.
We are one in our opinion of the proposed changes.
definition 3: indicating a future, unspecified time.
We agreed to have lunch one day next week.
definition 4: the same; identical.
All of his suits are of one color.
definition 5: sole; only.
It was the one gift he hoped for.
similar words:
alone, single, sole, solitary, unique
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the number represented by the Arabic numeral 1 and by the Roman numeral I.
definition 2: the number that follows zero and precedes two in the sequence of cardinal numbers.
definition 3: a single thing or person; unit.
That article is the one I was referring to.
similar words:
party, single
definition 4: a bill worth one dollar; single.
I have a ten-dollar bill, but I need ones.
similar words:
single
phrase: at one
 
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: a person or object that is unspecified but is mentioned as a single member of a group or class.
The cookies looked delicious, so I had to try one.
definition 2: an unspecified person or any person.
One can't be right all the time.Can one get a passport in only two weeks?One should try to be quiet in a library.
Homophone Note
The words one and won (past tense of "win") sound alike but have different meanings.