Definitions for single

Definitions for (noun) single

Main entry: single, bingle

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

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (verb) single

Main entry: single

Definition: hit a single

Usage: the batter singled to left field

Definitions for (adj) single

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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?

Main entry: single

Definition: having uniform application

Usage: a single legal code for all

Main entry: single, individual

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

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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: single

Definition: used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals

Usage: single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals

Visual thesaurus for single