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single

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 not married
  • there was such a shortage of single men in the neighborhood that he had his pick of girlfriends

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2 belonging only to the one person, unit, or group named
  • any view expressed on the newspaper's editorial pages is the single opinion of the writer of the column

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3 not physically attached to another unit
  • the average price of single homes in the area

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4 not being in the company of others
  • a restaurant where the single diner is made to feel welcome and given the same level of service as couples or groups

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single

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of single (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in individual

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3 as in bachelor, maid

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The first known use of single was in the 14th century

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“Single.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/single. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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