Single

Word SINGLE
Character 6
Hyphenation sin gle
Pronunciations /ˈsɪŋɡəl/

Definitions and meanings of "Single"

What do we mean by single?

Not accompanied by another or others; solitary. adjective

Consisting of one part, aspect, or section. adjective

Having the same application for all; uniform. adjective

Consisting of one in number. adjective

Not divided; unbroken. adjective

Separate from others; individual and distinct. adjective

Having individual opponents; involving two individuals only. adjective

Honest; undisguised. adjective

Wholly attentive. adjective

Designed to accommodate one person or thing. adjective

Not married or involved in a romantic relationship. adjective

Relating to a state of being unmarried or uninvolved in a romantic relationship. adjective

Having only one rank or row of petals. adjective

One that is separate and individual. noun

Something capable of carrying, moving, or holding one person or thing at a time, as a bed or a hotel room. noun

A 45 RPM vinyl record with one song on side A and one on side B.

A popular song released and sold (on any format) nominally on its own though usually having at least one extra track.

One who is not married or does not have a romantic partner.

A score of one run.

A hit in baseball where the batter advances to first base.

A tile that has a different value (i.e. number of pips) at each end.

A bill valued at $1.

A one-way ticket.

A score of one point, awarded when a kicked ball is dead within the non-kicking team's end zone or has exited that end zone. Officially known in the rules as a rouge.

(chiefly in the plural) A game with one player on each side, as in tennis.

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

A handful of gleaned grain.

A floating-point number having half the precision of a double-precision value.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Single

The word "single" in example sentences

The glories of the 'single transferable vote' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'The glories of the \'single transferable vote\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: The Iowa Democratic Party caucuses achieve the ideal form of representative democracy: They are probably the most influential example in American politics of a voting method called the "single transferable vote."' ❋ Unknown (2008)

CRAPSEY: "Now, I say this is the great law of religious variation, that in almost every instance, indeed, I think, in every single instance in history, all such movements begin with a _single_ personality." ❋ Unknown (1901)

"We should not waste a single item, a ­single dollar, just to wait in a warehouse." ❋ Unknown (2010)

I. iii.140 (415,7) single state of man] The _single state of man_ seems to be used by Shakespeare for an _individual_, in opposition to a ❋ Samuel Johnson (1746)

David Stringfellow, senior economist in the governor's office of planning and budget prefers the term "single rate" because Utah grants credits that change tax liabilities. ❋ Unknown (2011)

In the final version, the phrase "single point of failure" disappeared. ❋ Unknown (2011)

It is being opposed by the Congressional leadership to the point that advocates at one committee hearing were ejected and arrested for even mentioning the term single-payer. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The land question should have a distinct recognition as a true reform issue, and while committal to the policy signified by the term single tax, in its entirety, should be avoided, land speculation and monopoly should be condemned as a monstrous evil, and against that evil should be directed such special taxation of land values as will check and ultimately destroy it, without too rudely disturbing existing values. ❋ Various (1888)

Held, accordingly, that the fourth section of the Act of Congress, of September 27th, 1850, granting by way of donation, lands in Oregon Territory, to every white settler or occupant, American half-breed Indians included, embraced within the term single man an unmarried woman. ❋ Matilda Joslyn Gage (1862)

Make Me Proud; his title single with Rihanna only half engages her strength; and the title of the Stevie Wonder duet Doing It Wrong is cruelly accurate. ❋ ROBERT EVERETT-GREEN (2011)

Daptone has released the title single for us to prep our ears for the album. ❋ Unknown (2010)

"Solider of Love" is available in stores today and features the title single, "Soldier of Love." ❋ Charles Winters (2010)

But the singer revealed she might try out the title single off her August 24 album, performing ❋ Unknown (2010)

The title single, to be released on June 14, is about self-empowerment, where Miley asserts her need to stay true to herself in her relationships. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The title single -- "Belaaks" [On the Contrary] - Arab jazz from - Jean Marie Riachi Feat. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The title single, "Irresistible," climbed as high as No. 3 on the Top ❋ Unknown (2009)

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