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Single (IPA: /ˈsɪŋɡəɫ/)


Single (a.)

One only, as distinguished from more than one; consisting of one alone; individual; separate; as, a single star.

Single (a.)

Alone; having no companion.

Single (a.)

Hence, unmarried; as, a single man or woman.

Single (a.)

Not doubled, twisted together, or combined with others; as, a single thread; a single strand of a rope.

Single (a.)

Performed by one person, or one on each side; as, a single combat.

Single (a.)

Uncompounded; pure; unmixed.

Single (a.)

Not deceitful or artful; honest; sincere.

Single (a.)

Simple; not wise; weak; silly.

Single (v. t.)

To select, as an individual person or thing, from among a number; to choose out from others; to separate.

Single (v. t.)

To sequester; to withdraw; to retire.

Single (v. t.)

To take alone, or one by one.

Single (v. i.)

To take the irrregular gait called single-foot;- said of a horse. See Single-foot.

Single (n.)

A unit; one; as, to score a single.

Single (n.)

The reeled filaments of silk, twisted without doubling to give them firmness.

Single (n.)

A handful of gleaned grain.

Single (n.)

A game with but one player on each side; -- usually in the plural.

Single (n.)

A hit by a batter which enables him to reach first base only.

Single

Type of music release usually containing one or two tracks

Single

Scoring a single point in Canadian football on a kick

Single

A one-base hit in baseball

Single

Type of match in tennis, badminton, table tennis, and other sports

Single

Scored when the batsman take one run in cricket

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "”when skies are hanged and oceans drowned, the single secret will still be man" - E. E. Cummings

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... greatest single programming language ever designed. (About the Lisp programming language.)" - Alan Kay

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .for all the gold that is beneath the moon, or that ever was, of these weary souls could not make a single one repose." - Inferno (Dante)

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .none can truly write his single day, And none can write it for him upon earth." - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [From Norbourne Courtenaye]: all great discoveries have been the result of single endeavour." - Ethel Churchill (or The Two Brides)


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