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.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web It's listed at $65, a few orders of magnitude less than the singular NFT. Jim Higgins, Journal Sentinel, 2 Mar. 2023 When designing a space, the singular most common directive for designers is to create an experience that evokes not just feelings, but nostalgia—one that helps users tap into a fond memory or place. Layne Braunstein, Quartz, 27 Feb. 2023 So that’s the singular role the verdant herb played for generations, becoming something of a punchline along the way. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 24 Feb. 2023 But in the opera this figure feels like the odd one out, rather than the singular nihilistic force opposing everyone else onstage. Zachary Woolfe, New York Times, 20 Feb. 2023

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Cite this Entry

“The singular.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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