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English adjective: sole

1. sole not divided or shared with others


SamplesThey have exclusive use of the machine.
Sole rights of publication.


Synonymsexclusive


Similarunshared


Antonymsshared

2. sole being the only one; single and isolated from others


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymslone, lonesome, only, solitary


Similarsingle


Antonymsmultiple


English noun: sole

1. sole (artifact) the underside of footwear or a golf club


Broader (hypernym)bottom, underside, undersurface


Narrower (hyponym)half sole, innersole, insole, outsole


Part holonymshank, waist


Part meronymclub head, club-head, clubhead, footgear, footwear, golf-club head

2. sole (food) lean flesh of any of several flatfish


Synonymsfillet of sole


Broader (hypernym)flatfish


Narrower (hyponym)English sole, gray sole, grey sole, lemon sole


Part meronymsole

3. sole (body) the underside of the foot


Broader (hypernym)area, region


Part holonymball


Part meronymfoot, human foot, pes

4. sole (animal) right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European


Broader (hypernym)flatfish, food fish


Narrower (hyponym)English sole, European sole, hogchoker, lemon sole, lemon sole, Parophrys vitulus, Psettichthys melanostichus, sand sole, Solea lascaris, Solea solea, Trinectes maculatus


Part holonymfillet of sole, sole


Member meronymfamily Soleidae, Soleidae


English verb: sole

1. sole (change) put a new sole on


SamplesSole the shoes.


Synonymsresole


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on









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