a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
sixfold, denary, five-fold, dual, sevenfold, quadruplex, multiplex, triple, triune, double, septuple, duple, multiple, treble, quadruplicate, two-fold, nine-fold, distributed, nonuple, three-fold, quadruple, quaternate, fourfold, bigeminal, eightfold, multiform, ninefold, binary, aggregate, threefold, seven-fold, quintuple, four-fold, ternary, sextuple, shared, six-fold, eight-fold, tenfold, twofold, fivefold, ten-fold, octuple, doubled, manifold, triplex, quaternary, duplex
one, 1, I, ace, single, unity(adj)
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"
virtuoso, star, angiotensin-converting enzyme, bingle, champion, superstar, unity, mavin, wholeness, maven, ace, oneness, one, sensation, genius, integrity, hotshot, wiz, whiz, atomic number 53, iodin, adept, wizard, angiotensin converting enzyme, iodine, whizz
two-fold, treble, six-fold, fivefold, quaternary, doubled, sevenfold, fourfold, double, four-fold, multiplex, twofold, distributed, triplex, aggregate, bigeminal, nonuple, ninefold, threefold, septuple, three-fold, multiple, eight-fold, dual, ternary, ten-fold, quintuple, five-fold, quadruplicate, nine-fold, octuple, duplex, triune, manifold, quadruple, quadruplex, triple, tenfold, duple, shared, seven-fold, denary, quaternate, binary, multiform, sextuple, eightfold, sixfold
being or characteristic of a single thing or person
"individual drops of rain"; "please mark the individual pages"; "they went their individual ways"
triple, double, triune, three-fold, quadruple, ninefold, nine-fold, sixfold, duplex, fourfold, manifold, threefold, bigeminal, dual, sevenfold, treble, ternary, eightfold, aggregate, fivefold, sextuple, twofold, quaternate, multiple, distributed, quintuple, quadruplicate, eight-fold, two-fold, quaternary, duple, septuple, binary, denary, four-fold, quadruplex, nonuple, seven-fold, tenfold, ten-fold, multiplex, shared, doubled, triplex, multiform, six-fold, octuple, five-fold
used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals
"single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals"
double, dual, doubled, triple, nine-fold, octuple, threefold, quadruple, quintuple, two-fold, sextuple, duplex, septuple, ternary, ten-fold, six-fold, treble, duple, four-fold, triune, denary, multiplex, quadruplex, twofold, quaternate, three-fold, fivefold, bigeminal, distributed, nonuple, multiform, eight-fold, eightfold, five-fold, aggregate, seven-fold, fourfold, quaternary, multiple, sixfold, ninefold, sevenfold, tenfold, manifold, binary, quadruplicate, triplex, shared
existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual
"upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness"
tenfold, treble, nine-fold, two-fold, four-fold, ninefold, multiplex, duplex, aggregate, quaternary, eightfold, octuple, septuple, multiple, distributed, duple, dual, shared, quaternate, binary, sevenfold, twofold, quintuple, quadruple, three-fold, nonuple, double, threefold, bigeminal, ternary, triple, fivefold, doubled, fourfold, five-fold, triune, eight-fold, denary, quadruplicate, seven-fold, manifold, sextuple, sixfold, ten-fold, six-fold, quadruplex, multiform, triplex
not married or related to the unmarried state
"unmarried men and women"; "unmarried life"; "sex and the single girl"; "single parenthood"; "are you married or single?"
aggregate, treble, multiplex, fivefold, six-fold, multiform, duple, dual, fourfold, triple, ninefold, three-fold, seven-fold, manifold, ten-fold, bigeminal, four-fold, two-fold, sixfold, quadruplicate, threefold, double, quaternary, tenfold, five-fold, binary, duplex, triune, denary, eight-fold, quintuple, doubled, shared, quadruple, twofold, distributed, sextuple, nonuple, sevenfold, nine-fold, ternary, octuple, septuple, quaternate, multiple, eightfold, triplex, quadruplex
characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing
"an individual serving"; "single occupancy"; "a single bed"
shared, ternary, dual, quadruplicate, twofold, bigeminal, treble, triple, tenfold, sixfold, triplex, threefold, octuple, multiplex, manifold, septuple, doubled, distributed, denary, eightfold, triune, eight-fold, three-fold, ten-fold, sextuple, seven-fold, fourfold, fivefold, multiform, two-fold, five-fold, quadruple, quintuple, double, sevenfold, quaternary, duple, four-fold, six-fold, aggregate, multiple, quaternate, nine-fold, ninefold, nonuple, binary, duplex, quadruplex
having uniform application
"a single legal code for all"
dual, eight-fold, shared, quadruple, four-fold, ternary, doubled, manifold, treble, tenfold, aggregate, sextuple, two-fold, multiform, triple, multiplex, triplex, duple, threefold, seven-fold, quadruplicate, fivefold, septuple, sixfold, fourfold, quintuple, nonuple, double, three-fold, triune, quaternary, multiple, ten-fold, quaternate, binary, sevenfold, five-fold, duplex, denary, bigeminal, twofold, six-fold, octuple, nine-fold, ninefold, distributed, quadruplex, eightfold
single(a), undivided, exclusive(verb)
not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective
"judging a contest with a single eye"; "a single devotion to duty"; "undivided affection"; "gained their exclusive attention"
septuple, quaternary, threefold, dual, triune, fivefold, double, manifold, quadruple, denary, duplex, two-fold, eight-fold, three-fold, doubled, treble, fourfold, bigeminal, twofold, quaternate, triple, aggregate, ternary, multiform, six-fold, duple, multiplex, sevenfold, ten-fold, quintuple, four-fold, five-fold, quadruplicate, triplex, octuple, quadruplex, ninefold, binary, distributed, seven-fold, sixfold, multiple, eightfold, sextuple, nine-fold, shared, nonuple, tenfold
hit a single
"the batter singled to left field"
duplex, double, fivefold, threefold, twofold, quadruple, denary, quaternary, four-fold, binary, multiple, septuple, eight-fold, distributed, multiplex, seven-fold, three-fold, fourfold, aggregate, two-fold, triplex, sextuple, octuple, bigeminal, tenfold, nine-fold, quadruplicate, quintuple, manifold, triple, sixfold, ternary, treble, ninefold, duple, shared, five-fold, dual, six-fold, nonuple, sevenfold, triune, quaternate, doubled, multiform, eightfold, ten-fold, quadruplex
Not accompanied by anything else.
Can you give me a single reason not to leave right now?
Not divided in parts.
The potatoes left the spoon and landed in a single big lump on the plate.
Designed for the use of only one.
a single room
Not married nor dating
Josh put down that he was a single male on the dating website.
Having only one rank or row of petals.
Simple and honest; sincere, without deceit.
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List of paraphrases for "single":
unique, only, sole, alone, internal, unmarried, uniform, unitary, simple, common, one-time, unified, unice, individual, one, isolated, sola, lonely, one-off, same, mere, solo, singleton, joint, lone, unico, unwed, singles, one-size-fits-all, one-stop, single-parent, just, singular, domestic
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How to use single in a sentence?
You can crucify a Jesus, you can poison a Socrates, you can hang John Brown or Nathan Hale, you can kill a Che Guevara, you can jail a Eugene Debs or a Bobby Seale. You can assassinate John Kennedy or a Martin Luther King, but the problems remain, the hangman's rope never solved a single problem except that of one man.
I really want to be on Comedians in Cars [Getting Coffee], ive watched every single episode, 86 of them, and I have yet to see an African-American female comedian that happens to be Jewish on there, so have your girl on.
A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
We have an out of control Court, if I'm elected president, every every single Supreme Court justice will faithfully follow the law and will not act like philosopher-kings.
Viruses are pretty simple organisms and they all have antigens on their surface that are necessary to get them inside cells, everybody knows what the target for MERS is, it is the core spike protein, which is one of things that targets the cell receptor and allows it to get in. It's a single protein that can be used to induce an immune response.
Translations for single
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- غير متزوج, أعزب, عزبArabic
- escàpol, simple, single, batada d'una baseCatalan, Valencian
- svobodný, jednotlivý, samotnýCzech
- allein, gemeinsam, unverheiratet, einzig, einzel, vereint, alleinstehend, einzeln, solo, einheitlich, ledig, single, Alleinstehender, Junggesellin, Alleinstehende, Einer, Solomann, Junggeselle, Hagestolz, Solofrau, Jungfrau, SingleauskopplungGerman
- ανύπαντρος, μονόκλινοGreek
- único, soltera, solo, soltero, sencilloSpanish
- یکدونه, تک, مجرد, یکنفرهPersian
- valita, sinkku, poimia, jakamaton, [[yhden]] [[hengen]], yksittäinen, silmätikku, naimaton, yksi, singleFinnish
- célibataire, seul, simpleFrench
- չամուսնացած, ամուրիArmenian
- nubile, single, solo, singolo, celibeItalian
- 独身, 独り, 未婚, シングル, 単打Japanese
- 싱글, 하나의Korean
- تاک دۆلاریKurdish
- onbestuetLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- singel, singelplate, singleNorwegian
- alleenstaand, vrijgezelDutch
- singelplate, single, singelNorwegian Nynorsk
- solitário, solteiro, particular, unitário, inteiro, único, single, solteiraPortuguese
- necăsătorit, întreg, singular, singur, nedivizat, individual, unit, separat, celibatar, unitarRomanian
- незамужняя, единственный, для одного, одинокий, одна, одинарный, неженатый, целый, холостой, единый, один, холостяк, незамужняя женщина, одиночка, синглRussian
- sam, neoženjen, singl, синглSerbo-Croatian
- enkel, enstaka, ensamstående, enda, enhetlig, ogift, odelad, singelSwedish
- độc thânVietnamese
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