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Engelsk tillægsord: only

1. only being the only one; single and isolated from others

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lone, lonesome, sole, solitary

Termer med lignende betydningsingle

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)multiple

2. only exclusive of anyone or anything else

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe alone believed him.
Cannot live by bread alone.
I'll have this car and this car only.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alone

Termer med lignende betydningexclusive

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inclusive

Engelsk biord: only

1. only and nothing more

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI was merely asking.
It is simply a matter of time.
Just a scratch.
He was only a child.
Hopes that last but a moment.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)but, just, merely, simply

2. only without any others being included or involved

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWas entirely to blame.
A school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children.
He works for Mr. Smith exclusively.
Did it solely for money.
The burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone.
A privilege granted only to him.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alone, entirely, exclusively, solely

3. only with nevertheless the final result

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe arrived only to find his wife dead.
We won only to lose again in the next round.

4. only in the final outcome

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese news will only make you more upset.

5. only except that

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was the same story; only this time she came out better.

6. only never except when

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCall me only if your cold gets worse.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)only if, only when

7. only as recently as

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI spoke to him only an hour ago.

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