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Single meaning

single - 21 dictionary results

  1. 1. hit a one- base hit
  2. 2. used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals; " single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals"
  3. 3. One only, as distinguished from more than one; consisting of one alone; individual; separate; as, a single star.
  4. 4. Alone; having no companion.
  5. 5. Hence, unmarried; as, a single man or woman.
  6. 6. Performed by one person, or one on each side; as, a single combat.
  7. 7. Uncompounded; pure; unmixed.
  8. 8. Not deceitful or artful; honest; sincere.
  9. 9. Simple; not wise; weak; silly.
  10. 10. To select, as an individual person or thing, from among a number; to choose out from others; to separate.
  11. 11. To sequester; to withdraw; to retire.
  12. 12. To take alone, or one by one.
  13. 13. To take the irrregular gait called single- foot;- said of a horse. See Single- foot.
  14. 14. A unit; one; as, to score a single.
  15. 15. The reeled filaments of silk, twisted without doubling to give them firmness.
  16. 16. A handful of gleaned grain.
  17. 17. A hit by a batter which enables him to reach first base only.
  18. 18. A game with but one player on each side; - usually in the plural.
  19. 19. Separate; alone; unmarried; sincere.
  20. 20. Singly.
  21. 21. To select; separate.

single - examples of usage

  1. He told me that all the money they had in the house was a single shilling, and that they had lived for some days, as far as I remember, entirely upon tea and bread. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. A single man who was not master of a vessel did not have liberty. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. I give a single example. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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