Definition of if only
—used to talk about something that one wants to happen or be true If only she loved me in return! If only it would stop raining.
Word by Word Definitions
: unquestionably the best : peerless
: alone in a class or category : sole
: having no brother or sister
: as a single fact or instance and nothing more or different : merely
: solely, exclusively
: at the very least
: with the restriction that : but
: and yet : however
: were it not that : except
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