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1. single

adjective. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] being or characteristic of a single thing or person.

Synonyms

  • one-on-one
  • various
  • man-to-man
  • individuality
  • individuation
  • respective
  • individual
  • individualistic
  • individualism
  • separate
  • several
  • individualist
  • singular

Antonyms

  • joint
  • common
  • break
  • accompanied

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Single

  • intermingle
  • pettingill
  • commingle
  • swingle
  • pringle
  • klingel
  • bringle
  • tingle
  • singel
  • shingle
  • ringle
  • ringel
  • pingel
  • mingle
  • lingle
  • jingle
  • hingle
  • gingell
  • dingle
  • dingell
  • dingel
  • bingle
  • bingel

Example sentences of the word single


1. Adjective
Funds that offer multiple classes may describe them all in a single prospectus or separate them.

Quotes containing the word single


1. I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

2. There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
- Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

3. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
- Theodore Roosevelt

2. single-foot

verb. go at a rack.

Synonyms

  • rack

3. single-spaced

adjective. (of type or print) not having a blank space between lines.

Antonyms

  • concentrated

4. single

verb. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] hit a single.

Antonyms

  • debtor

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. single

noun. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base.

Synonyms

  • base hit
  • bingle
  • line single
  • safety

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. single

adjective. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] having uniform application.

Synonyms

  • uniform

Antonyms

  • inhabited
  • comparable

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. single

adjective. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing.

Synonyms

  • individual

Antonyms

  • general
  • nonspecific

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. single

adjective. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual.

Synonyms

  • sole
  • sui generis
  • lone
  • azygous
  • only
  • one-man
  • one-person
  • singular
  • azygos
  • solitary
  • one-member
  • one-woman
  • unary
  • unique
  • lonesome

Antonyms

  • usual
  • elated
  • public
  • same

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. single

adjective. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective.

Synonyms

  • exclusive
  • concentrated

Antonyms

  • social
  • inclusive
  • familiar

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. single

adjective. ['ˈsɪŋgəl'] not married or related to the unmarried state.

Synonyms

  • widowed
  • divorced
  • unwedded
  • mateless
  • unmarried
  • unmated

Antonyms

  • married
  • plural
  • ordinary
  • gregarious

Etymology

  • sengle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sengle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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