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1. one

adjective. ['ˈwʌn, ˈhwʌn'] used of a single unit or thing; not two or more.

Synonyms

  • cardinal
  • ane
  • i

Antonyms

  • married
  • distributed
  • multiform
  • shared

Etymology

  • one (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with One

  • puget-1
  • terrebonne
  • mcmunn
  • mcfun
  • homerun
  • rerun
  • outrun
  • lajeune
  • begun
  • thrun
  • stun
  • spun
  • hyun
  • grun
  • gruhn
  • byun
  • brunn
  • brun
  • bruhn
  • yun
  • youn
  • won
  • tonne
  • ton
  • thun
  • sun
  • son
  • shun
  • run
  • pun

How do you pronounce one?

Pronounce one as wən.

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Sentences with one


1. Cardinal number
Hold one board straight up and place another flat.

Quotes about one


1. Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .
- C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

2. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

3. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. one-third

noun. ['ˌwənˈθɝːd'] one of three equal parts of a divisible whole.

Synonyms

  • common fraction
  • tierce
  • simple fraction

3. one-fifth

noun. one part in five equal parts.

Synonyms

  • common fraction
  • twenty percent
  • fifth part
  • fifth

4. one-half

noun. one of two equal parts of a divisible whole.

Synonyms

  • half
  • fifty percent
  • common fraction
  • moiety
  • simple fraction

Antonyms

  • whole

5. twenty-one

adjective. ['ˈtwɛntiːˌwɔn'] being one more than twenty.

Synonyms

  • cardinal
  • xxi

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • fifty-fifth
  • forty-third

6. one

noun. ['ˈwʌn, ˈhwʌn'] the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number.

Synonyms

  • I
  • digit
  • 1
  • single
  • unity
  • monad
  • figure
  • monas
  • singleton

Antonyms

  • broken
  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • one (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. one

noun. ['ˈwʌn, ˈhwʌn'] a single person or thing.

Antonyms

  • whole

Etymology

  • one (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. one

adjective. ['ˈwʌn, ˈhwʌn'] having the indivisible character of a unit.

Synonyms

  • unitary

Antonyms

  • completeness
  • fractional

Etymology

  • one (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. one

adjective. ['ˈwʌn, ˈhwʌn'] of the same kind or quality.

Antonyms

  • mated

Etymology

  • one (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. one

adjective. ['ˈwʌn, ˈhwʌn'] indefinite in time or position.

Antonyms

  • commonality

Etymology

  • one (Middle English (1100-1500))
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