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single

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of single

  1. 1 not married <there was such a shortage of single men in the neighborhood that he had his pick of girlfriends> Synonyms unattached, unmarried, unwed Related Words fancy-free, footloose; marriageable, unpaired; divorced, separated Near Antonyms mated, paired; affianced, betrothed, committed, engaged, pledged, promised; remarried Antonyms attached, espoused, hitched, married, wedded (also wed)

  2. 2 belonging only to the one person, unit, or group named <any view expressed on the newspaper's editorial pages is the single opinion of the writer of the column> Synonyms exclusive, sole, unsharedRelated Words proprietary; personal, privateNear Antonyms common, communal, conjoint, cooperative, joint, multiple, mutual, pooled, public, shared, unitedAntonyms nonexclusive

  3. 3 not physically attached to another unit <the average price of single homes in the area> Synonyms detached, disconnected, discrete, free, freestanding, separate, unattached, unconnectedRelated Words independent, self-contained; individual, privateNear Antonyms adjoiningAntonyms attached, connected, joined, linked

  4. 4 not being in the company of others <a restaurant where the single diner is made to feel welcome and given the same level of service as couples or groups> Synonyms lone, lonely, lonesome, alone, solitary, solo, unaccompaniedRelated Words unattended, unchaperoned; forlorn, friendless; cloistered, disassociated, hermetic (also hermetical), insulated, isolate, isolated, remote, retired, secluded, withdrawn; quarantined, segregated, separated, sequestered; separate, unattached, unconnected, unlinked; detached, disconnected, disjointed, dissociated, disunited, divided, fractionated; abandoned, adrift, deserted, desolate, forgotten, forsaken, lorn, neglectedNear Antonyms attended, chaperoned, escorted; adjacent, adjoining, communicating, contiguous, neighboring, next-door; attached, connected, coupled, linkedAntonyms accompanied




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