1. once

adverb. ['ˈwʌns'] on one occasion.


  • in one case


  • present


  • ones (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • anes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Once

  • munce
  • kunce
  • bunce

How do you pronounce once?

Pronounce once as wəns.

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Sentences with once

1. Adverb
Press the Valet/Program switch once more and hold down.

Quotes about once

1. Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
- Vince Lombardi

2. Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
- Elie Wiesel

3. Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.
- Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

2. once-over

noun. a swift cursory examination or inspection.


  • examination
  • scrutiny

3. compact_disc_write-once

noun. a compact disc on which you can write only once and thereafter is read-only memory.


  • CD-R
  • compact disk
  • CD
  • compact disc
  • compact disc recordable

4. once

adverb. ['ˈwʌns'] at a previous time; .


  • erst
  • at one time
  • formerly


  • ones (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • anes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))