the singular


: a form of a word that is used to refer to one person or thing
"Mouse" is the singular of "mice."
Rewrite the sentence in the singular.

Examples of the singular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In his review, Times critic Charles McNulty says problems with the storytelling are offset by phenomenal singing, not to mention the singular genius of Dylan. Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2024 Brunson admitted to being dazzled by a celeb herself right after her Emmy win this year, when the singular Carol Burnett — one of her comedy idols — presented the award to her. Shania Russell,, 16 May 2024 Just 45 games into the season, Wednesday night didn’t have the singular power to make or break the Giants’ year. Justice Delos Santos, The Mercury News, 15 May 2024 And then there was the singular Michael D. Cohen, lawyer by trade and enforcer by nature. William K. Rashbaum, New York Times, 12 May 2024 The house’s beauty — its warmth, its naked vulnerability — is both incidental and natural, a response to the singular mountain territory from which much of Ecuador’s most provocative new architecture rises. Michael Snyder Ana Topoleanu, New York Times, 10 May 2024 Thankfully, longtime fans weren’t disappointed last night, since with 20 instrumentalists wedged onto the Gilman Opera House stage, Bang on a Can Allstars expertly translated the singular harmonic complexity and pulsating dynamics of 18 Musicians. Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 6 May 2024 In Formula 1 rumor mill math, the single point Fort Lauderdale’s Logan Sargeant has scored for Williams during the past two years plus the singular talent of 17-year-old Formula 2 driver Andrea Kimi Antonelli equals Antonelli in Sargeant’s seat. David J. Neal, Miami Herald, 3 May 2024 The use of the singular quote distorted the sentiment behind the encampment, said the group. Sarah Lapidus, The Arizona Republic, 2 May 2024

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“The singular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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