Associations to the word «One»

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ONE, pronoun. (impersonal pronoun) One thing (among a group of others); one member of a group.
ONE, pronoun. (impersonal pronoun) (sometimes with "the") The first mentioned of two things or people, as opposed to the other.
ONE, pronoun. (indefinite personal pronoun) Any person (applying to people in general).
ONE, pronoun. (pronoun) Any person, entity or thing.
ONE, noun. (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a ring.
ONE, noun. The digit or figure 1.
ONE, noun. (US) A one-dollar bill.
ONE, noun. (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
ONE, noun. A joke or amusing anecdote.
ONE, noun. (colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.
ONE, noun. (Internet slang) (leet) (sarcastic) Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, parodying unskilled users who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points.
ONE, adjective. Of a period of time, being particular; as, one morning, one year.
ONE, adjective. Being a single, unspecified thing; a; any.
ONE, adjective. Sole, only.
ONE, adjective. Whole, entire.
ONE, adjective. In agreement.
ONE, adjective. The same.
ONE, adjective. Being a preeminent example.
ONE, adjective. Being an unknown person with the specified name.
ONE, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite.
ONE AFTER ANOTHER, adverb. (idiomatic) In single file.
ONE AFTER ANOTHER, adverb. (idiomatic) Individually, in sequence in time.
ONE AFTER THE OTHER, adverb. Alternative form of one after another
ONE AND A HALF, noun. One and a half parts of anything that may be divided, or considered as divided.
ONE AND A HALVES, noun. Plural of one and a half
ONE AND ALL, pronoun. (idiomatic) The entire set of persons or things within a given domain, considered both as separate individuals and collectively.
ONE AND ONE, noun. (Ireland) A serving of fish and chips.
ONE AND ONLIES, noun. Plural of one and only
ONE AND ONLY, adjective. (idiomatic) unique, one of a kind
ONE AND ONLY, noun. (idiomatic) only love, sole sweetheart.
ONE AND OUT, noun. (sport) a type of elimination playoff series that is a single-game series, to decide who wins the playoff round
ONE AND THE SAME, adjective. (idiomatic) The same person or thing. Used to emphasize the identity or equivalence of two things.
ONE ANOTHER, pronoun. (idiomatic) (reciprocal pronoun) Used of a reciprocal relationship among a group of two or more people or things; compare each other.
ONE AT A TIME, adverb. Individually, as opposed to collectively; slowly or methodically, figuratively.
ONE BIG HAPPY FAMILY, noun. A group of people who get along well together.
ONE BRICK SHORT OF A FULL LOAD, adjective. (idiomatic) Not mentally sound; insane.
ONE BRICK SHORT OF A FULL LOAD, adjective. (idiomatic) Stupid.
ONE BY ONE, adverb. (idiomatic) Individually in succession; one at a time.
ONE CARD SHY OF A FULL DECK, adjective. (idiomatic) mentally deranged; demented; insane.
ONE COUNTRY, TWO SYSTEMS, noun. Slogan for the reunification of China as one country, but with areas like Hong Kong and Taiwan with separate economic and political systems.
ONE DAY, adverb. (set phrase) At some unspecified time in the future.
ONE DAY, adverb. At some unspecified time in the past.
ONE DROP, noun. (music) A style of drumming, prevalent in reggae and attributed to Winston Grennan, in which the snare and bass play on the same beat.
ONE EIGHTY OUT, adjective. (slang) in American military for incorrect or false.
ONE EYED JACK, noun. The playing cards - the jack of spades and the jack of hearts in a standard 52 card deck. The plural usually refers to both of them together.
ONE EYED JACKS, noun. Plural of one eyed jack
ONE FAT LADY, noun. (bingo) eight
ONE FELL SWOOP, noun. (idiomatic) One stroke; one action or event with many results.
ONE FINGER SALUTE, noun. Alternative spelling of one-finger salute
ONE FINGER SALUTE, verb. (rare) To give a one-finger salute: to make an obscene gesture by holding only the middle finger of a hand erect while the rest of the fingers are in a fist.
ONE FLESH, noun. (idiomatic) Two people united by marriage.
ONE FOOT, noun. (snowboarding) A trick with one foot free from the bindings, instead it is placed beside the rear binding and boned far away from the board during airtime.
ONE FOOTS, noun. Plural of one foot
ONE FOR THE ROAD, noun. A final drink before one leaves.
ONE HIT WONDER, noun. Alternative spelling of one-hit wonder
ONE HUNDRED AND ONE, noun. The figure 101.
ONE HUNDRED PERCENT, adjective. Complete, entire, whole
ONE HUNDRED PERCENT, adverb. Totally, completely
ONE IN A MILLION, noun. Something extremely rare or unlikely
ONE IN THE SAME, adjective. Misspelling of one and the same.
ONE L, noun. A law student in his or her first year of law school.
ONE L, adjective. Of or pertaining to the first year of law school.
ONE LEGGED, adjective. Of or pertaining to having only one leg.
ONE LINER, noun. Alternative spelling of one-liner
ONE LINERS, noun. Plural of one liner
ONE MAN BAND, noun. Alternative form of one-man band
ONE MAN BANDS, noun. Plural of one man band
ONE O'CLOCK, noun. The start of the second hour in both the 12-hour and the 24-hour clock; 1:00.
ONE OF A KIND, noun. A unique specimen.
ONE OF A KINDS, noun. Plural of one of a kind
ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S BAD BARGAINS, noun. (1811) (idiomatic) (rare) An incapable (sick, etc) or incompetent soldier.
ONE OF THESE DAYS, adverb. (idiomatic) One day, some day (especially in warning of a negative consequence).
ONE OF THOSE DAYS, noun. (idiomatic) A bad day.
ONE OF THOSE THINGS, noun. (idiomatic) (often preceded by just) An unfortunate, but unavoidable, event.
ONE OFF THE WRIST, noun. (slang) An act of masturbation.
ONE ON ONE, adjective. Alternative form of one-on-one
ONE POT, noun. A simple cooking method that easily combines all a dish's essential ingredients in one pot while cooking.
ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO, noun. A children's counting game in which the fists are bumped together.
ONE SHORT, noun. (cricket) the act of a batsman, running between the wickets, failing to ground himself or his bat behind the popping crease before turning for another run; the umpire's signal indicating this (the run does not count)
ONE STEP AHEAD, adverb. (idiomatic) maintaining a slight advantage; continuing to lead
ONE STEP AT A TIME, adverb. Slowly and steadily. Without rushing.
ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK, noun. (idiomatic) A situation in which progress is more than offset by adverse developments.
ONE THROAT TO CHOKE, noun. A single partner to hold accountable, such as in business or negotiations.
ONE TOO MANY, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see one,‎ too,‎ many.
ONE TOO MANY, noun. (idiomatic) One or more serving too much of alcohol, which leads to drunkenness.
ONE TRACK MIND, noun. Alternative spelling of one-track mind
ONE TRICK PONIES, noun. Plural of one trick pony
ONE TRICK PONY, noun. Alternative spelling of one-trick pony
ONE UNDER, noun. (rail transport) (slang) (British) A person under a train; a person hit by a train after jumping or falling in front of it.
ONE UNDERS, noun. Plural of one under
ONE UP, verb. (idiomatic) To outdo, to do something slightly better than a competitor's prior effort.
ONE UP, noun. (video games) An additional life or object that gives the player an extra chance to play.
ONE UPS, noun. Plural of one up
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, adverb. (informal) Somehow, but certainly.

Dictionary definition

ONE, noun. The smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one".
ONE, noun. A single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered".
ONE, adjective. Used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane' is Scottish".
ONE, adjective. Having the indivisible character of a unit; "a unitary action"; "spoke with one voice".
ONE, adjective. Of the same kind or quality; "two animals of one species".
ONE, adjective. Used informally as an intensifier; "that is one fine dog".
ONE, adjective. Indefinite in time or position; "he will come one day"; "one place or another".
ONE, adjective. Being a single entity made by combining separate components; "three chemicals combining into one solution".
ONE, adjective. Eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope