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Definition for: only

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
about its time #74: only like little now

Pronunciation

  • ( UK ): IPA: /əʊnliː/ , SAMPA: /@Unli:/
  • ( US ): IPA: /oʊnli/ , SAMPA: /oUnli/
  • Hyphenation: on·ly

Etymology

Old English ænlic

Adjective

only ( no comparative or superlative forms )

  1. singular; part of a relatively small number
    he is the only doctor for miles
  2. without sibling; without a sibling of the same gender
    he is their only son, infact, an only child
  3. singularly superior; the best

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Translations

  • Armenian: սոսկ (sosk)
  • Dutch: enig
  • Esperanto: sola
  • Estonian: ainus
  • Finnish: ainoa, ainut
  • German: einzig
  • Greek: μοναδικός (monadikós) m . , μοναδική (monadikí) f . , μοναδικό (monadikó) n . , μόνος (mónos) m . , μόνη (móni) f . , μόνο (móno) n .
  • Hungarian: csak
  • Ido: nura
  • Latin: unicus
  • Spanish único
  • Slovene: edin
  • Swedish: enda
  • Telugu: ఏకైక, ఒకే, ఒక్కగానొక్క
  • Portuguese: único

Adverb

only

  1. without others or anything further; exclusively
    my heart is hers, and hers only
  2. no more than; just
    if there were only one more ticket!
  3. as recently as
    he left only moments ago

Translations

  • Chinese: 唯一的, 仅有的
  • Danish: kun
  • Dutch: (1) alleen, (2) maar, slechts, (3) pas, net
  • Esperanto: nur
  • Estonian: ainult
  • Finnish: vain, ainoastaan
  • German: einzig, nur
  • Greek: μόνο (móno)
  • French : seulement
  • Ido : nur
  • Italian: solo
  • Japanese: ただひとつ, 唯一の (ゆいいつ)
  • Spanish: sólo, solamente, únicamente
  • Swedish: bara, endast
  • Portuquese: apenas


Conjunction

only

  1. but; except
    I would enjoy running only I have this broken leg

Translations

  • Finnish: mutta, paitsi että
  • Greek: μόνο (móno)
  • Spanish: pero, ojalá
  • Portuguese: mas

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Other Translations for "only"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codeonly
Hex6f ee 6c f9
Pig Latinonlyway

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