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Synonyms for once

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. once, one time, in one caseadverb

    on one occasion

    "once I ran into her"

    in one case, erstwhile, erst, at one time, formerly, one time

  2. onceadverb

    as soon as

    "once we are home, we can rest"

    in one case, erstwhile, erst, at one time, formerly, one time

  3. once, formerly, at one time, erstwhile, erstadverb

    at a previous time

    "at one time he loved her"; "her erstwhile writing"; "she was a dancer once";

    at once, erst, at one time, formerly, erstwhile, at a time, one time, in one case

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. onceadjective

    for one time

  2. onceadjective

    formerly, in former times

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "once":

    after, again, when, upon, formerly, if, ever, where, someday

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  1. Ronald Lauder:

    For a time, we thought that the hatred of Jews had finally been eradicated. But slowly the demonization of Jews started to come back, once again, young Jewish boys are afraid to wear yarmulkes on the streets of Paris and Budapest and London. Once again, Jewish businesses are targeted. And once again, Jewish families are fleeing Europe.

  2. Vince Lombardi:

    Winning is not a sometime thing it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

  3. Curtis Harrison:

    It is a wet dream for marketers, you start off with an email address, and once you get that email address you get a name. And once you get a name you get a phone number. Once you get that phone number you get more and more and more.

  4. Rudyard Kipling, As Easy as A.B.C. (1917):

    Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth; Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth! Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain! Once there was The People - it shall never be again!

  5. Secretary Perry:

    I never heard, and I talked to the President about this, I had a conversation with -- a phone call -- with Rudy Giuliani about it. I've talked to the previous ambassador. I've talked to the current ambassador. I've talked to Kurt Volker, Gordan Sondland, Gordan Sondland -- every name that you've seen out in the media and not once, not once as God as my witness, not once was a Hunter Biden name -- not the former vice president, not his son ever mentioned.

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