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    single - Dictionary definition and meaning for word single

    Definition
    (noun) a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    Synonyms : bingle
    Definition
    (noun) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    Synonyms : 1 , ace , i , one , unity
    Example Sentence
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
    Definition
    (verb) hit a single
    Example Sentence
    • the batter singled to left field
    Definition
    (adj) being or characteristic of a single thing or person
    Synonyms : individual
    Example Sentence
    • individual drops of rain
    • please mark the individual pages
    • they went their individual ways
    Definition
    (adj) used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals
    Example Sentence
    • single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals
    Definition
    (adj) existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) not married or related to the unmarried state
    Synonyms : unmarried
    Example Sentence
    • unmarried men and women
    • unmarried life
    • sex and the single girl
    • single parenthood
    • are you married or single?
    Definition
    (adj) characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing
    Synonyms : individual
    Example Sentence
    • an individual serving
    • single occupancy
    • a single bed
    Definition
    (adj) having uniform application
    Example Sentence
    • a single legal code for all
    Definition
    (adj) not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective
    Synonyms : exclusive , undivided
    Example Sentence
    • judging a contest with a single eye
    • a single devotion to duty
    • undivided affection
    • gained their exclusive attention
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