Thesaurus

only

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of only

  1. 1 having no equal or rival for excellence or desirability the only way to really appreciate the beauty of the forest is to walk through it Synonyms of only incomparable, inimitable, matchless, nonpareil, peerless, unequaled (or unequalled), unexampled, unmatched, unparalleled, unrivaled (or unrivalled), unsurpassable, unsurpassed Words Related to only alone, singular, unique; exceptional, extraordinary, rare, uncommon, unusual; A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, excellent, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful; better, preferred; exceptional, fancy, high-grade, special Phrases out of sight Near Antonyms of only common, commonplace, everyday, familiar, frequent, garden, household, normal, ordinary, routine, ubiquitous, usual; inferior, lesser, worse, worst; bad, bastard, bush, bush-league, deficient, depressed, dissatisfactory, ill, inferior, lame, lousy, low, lower, off, paltry, poor, punk, substandard, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, wanting; low-grade, substandard; mediocre, second-class, second-rate; atrocious, awful, execrable, pathetic, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

  2. 2 being the one or ones of a class with no other members that is the only possible right answer we were the only passengers on the tour bus Synonyms of only alone, lone, one, one-off, singular, sole, solitary, special, sui generis, unique Words Related to only single, solo, unaccompanied, unattended; incomparable, inimitable, matchless, peerless, unequaled (or unequalled), unmatched, unparalleled, unrivaled (or unrivalled), unsurpassable, unsurpassed; distinct, distinctive, individual, separate; nonce Near Antonyms of only divers, manifold, multifarious, myriad; assorted, heterogenous, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, patchwork, promiscuous, varied; popular, prevailing, prevalent, rampant; perennial, recurrent, repeated


only

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of only

  1. 1 for nothing other than you're doing that only to annoy me Synonyms of only alone, exclusively, just, solely, purely, simplyWords Related to only basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely, mainly, mostly, predominantly, primarily, principally, substantiallyNear Antonyms of only additionally, also, besides, likewise

  2. 2 not long ago we won the election only six days ago Synonyms of only freshly, just, late, lately, new, now, newly, recentlyWords Related to only latterlyNear Antonyms of only ago, before, earlier, early, erstwhile, formerly, previously; heretofore, hithertoAntonyms of only anciently

  3. 3 nothing more than I was only fooling when I said I saw a shark in the water Synonyms of only but, merely, just, purely, simply


only

conjunction

Synonyms and Antonyms of only

  1. if it were not for the fact that that's a very nice idea, only it won't help Synonyms of only but, except, saving, yet



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