Definitions for singular

Definitions for (noun) singular

Main entry: singular, singular form

Definition: the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton

Definitions for (adj) singular

Main entry: singular

Definition: being a single and separate person or thing

Usage: can the singular person be understood apart from his culture?; every fact in the world might be singular...unlike any other fact and sole of its kind-William James

Main entry: curious, queer, funny, odd, peculiar, rum, rummy, singular

Definition: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

Usage: a curious hybrid accent; her speech has a funny twang; they have some funny ideas about war; had an odd name; the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves; something definitely queer about this town; what a rum fellow; singular behavior

Main entry: singular, remarkable

Definition: unusual or striking

Usage: a remarkable sight; such poise is singular in one so young

Main entry: singular

Definition: grammatical number category referring to a single item or unit

Main entry: singular

Definition: composed of one member, set, or kind

Main entry: unique, singular

Definition: the single one of its kind

Usage: a singular example; the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting; a unique copy of an ancient manuscript; certain types of problems have unique solutions

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