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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. [informal] Very; used informally as an intensifier
    "that is one fine dog";
    - right [informal]
  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, Go!