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Noun: one  wún
  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";
    - 1, I, ace, single, unity
     
  2. A single person or thing
    "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"
Adjective: one  wún
  1. Used of a single unit or thing; not two or more
    - 1, i, ane [UK, dialect]
     
  2. Having the indivisible character of a unit
    "spoke with one voice";
    - 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
    "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali";
    - matchless, nonpareil, one and only, peerless, unmatched, unmatchable, unrivaled [US], unrivalled [Brit, Cdn]
Pronoun: one  wún
  1. A person in general
    "can one swim there?"
     
  2. A specified thing
    "the one on top"

Sounds like: oiler, r, o

Derived forms: ones

See also: cardinal, combined, extraordinary, incomparable, indefinite, same, uncomparable, united

Type of: digit, figure, unit

Encyclopedia: One, Two, Three