Definition of the only thinginformal
- I can probably come Friday. The only thing is that my car is in the shop.
: 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
: an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated
: an inanimate object distinguished from a living being
: a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity
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