Noun: one wún
Adjective: one wún
- 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
- A single person or thing
"he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"
Pronoun: one wún
- Used of a single unit or thing; not two or more
- 1, i, ane [UK, dialect]
- Having the indivisible character of a unit
"spoke with one voice";
- Of the same kind or quality
"two animals of one species"
- Used informally as an intensifier
"that is one fine dog"
- Indefinite in time or position
"he will come one day"; "one place or another"
- Being a single entity made by combining separate components
"three chemicals combining into one solution"
- 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]
- A person in general
"can one swim there?"
- 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, Step