English adjective: single
|1.||single being or characteristic of a single thing or person|
|Samples||Individual drops of rain.|
Please mark the individual pages.
They went their individual ways.
|Similar||idiosyncratic, individualist, individualistic, man-to-man, one-on-one, respective, several, singular, various|
|Attribute||individualism, individuality, individuation|
|2.||single used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals|
|Samples||Single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals.|
|Domain category||botany, phytology|
|3.||single existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual|
|Samples||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||azygos, azygous, lone, lonesome, one-man, one-member, one-person, one-woman, only, singular, sole, solitary, sui generis, unary, uninominal, unique|
|4.||single not married or related to the unmarried state|
|Samples||Unmarried men and women.|
Sex and the single girl.
Are you married or single?.
|Similar||divorced, mateless, unwed, unwedded, widowed|
|5.||single characteristic of or meant for a single person or thing|
|Samples||An individual serving.|
A single bed.
|6.||single having uniform application|
|Samples||A single legal code for all.|
|7.||single not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective|
|Samples||Judging a contest with a single eye.|
A single devotion to duty.
Gained their exclusive attention.
English noun: single
|1.||single (act) a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base|
|Broader (hypernym)||base hit, safety|
|Narrower (hyponym)||line single, line-drive single|
|2.||single (quantity) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number|
|Samples||He has the one but will need a two and three to go with it.|
They had lunch at one.
|Synonyms||1, ace, I, one, unity|
|Broader (hypernym)||digit, figure|
|Narrower (hyponym)||monad, monas, singleton|
English verb: single
|1.||single (contact) hit a single|
|Samples||The batter singled to left field.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Domain category||baseball, baseball game|