Synonyms for single

Synonyms for (noun) single

Synonyms: single, bingle

Definition: a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base

Similar words: safety, base hit

Definition: (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely

Synonyms: one, single, I, unity, 1, ace

Definition: the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

Usage: he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it; they had lunch at one

Similar words: figure, digit

Definition: one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

Usage: 0 and 1 are digits

Synonyms for (verb) single

Synonyms: single

Definition: hit a single

Usage: the batter singled to left field

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms for (adj) single

Synonyms: individual, single

Definition: being or characteristic of a single thing or person

Usage: individual drops of rain; please mark the individual pages; they went their individual ways

Similar words: idiosyncratic

Definition: peculiar to the individual

Usage: we all have our own idiosyncratic gestures; Michelangelo's highly idiosyncratic style of painting

Similar words: individualist, individualistic

Definition: marked by or expressing individuality

Usage: an individualistic way of dressing

Similar words: man-to-man, one-on-one

Definition: being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player

Usage: one-on-one defense

Similar words: various, several, respective

Definition: considered individually

Usage: the respective club members; specialists in their several fields; the various reports all agreed

Similar words: 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

Synonyms: undivided, single, exclusive

Definition: not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective

Usage: judging a contest with a single eye; a single devotion to duty; undivided affection; gained their exclusive attention

Similar words: concentrated

Definition: gathered together or made less diffuse

Usage: their concentrated efforts; his concentrated attention; concentrated study; a narrow thread of concentrated ore

Synonyms: unmarried, single

Definition: not married or related to the unmarried state

Usage: unmarried men and women; unmarried life; sex and the single girl; single parenthood; are you married or single?

Similar words: divorced

Definition: of someone whose marriage has been legally dissolved

Similar words: mateless

Definition: of someone who has no marriage partner

Similar words: unwed, unwedded

Definition: of someone who has not been married

Usage: unwed mother

Similar words: widowed

Definition: single because of death of the spouse

Synonyms: single

Definition: having uniform application

Usage: a single legal code for all

Similar words: unvarying, uniform

Definition: always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences

Usage: a street of uniform tall white buildings

Synonyms: single, individual

Definition: characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing

Usage: an individual serving; single occupancy; a single bed

Similar words: unshared

Definition: not shared

Synonyms: single

Definition: existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual

Usage: upon the hill stood a single tower; had but a single thought which was to escape; a single survivor; a single serving; a single lens; a single thickness

Similar words: azygos, azygous

Definition: occurring singly; not one of a pair

Usage: the azygous muscle of the uvula

Similar words: one-man, one-person, one-woman

Definition: designed for or restricted to a single person

Usage: a one-man show; a one-person tent; Sarah Silverman's hilarious one-woman show

Similar words: only, sole, solitary, lone, lonesome

Definition: being the only one; single and isolated from others

Usage: the lone doctor in the entire county; a lonesome pine; an only child; the sole heir; the sole example; a solitary instance of cowardice; a solitary speck in the sky

Similar words: 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

Similar words: sui generis

Definition: constituting a class of its own; unique

Usage: a history book sui generis; sui generis works like Mary Chestnut's Civil War diary

Similar words: unary

Definition: consisting of or involving a single element or component

Usage: in a unary operation in a mathematical system one element is used to yield a single result

Similar words: uninominal, one-member

Definition: based on the system of having only one member from each district (as of a legislature)

Usage: a uninominal electoral system

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