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One refers to a single person or thing, as well as the number one. If you’re looking for a whole number between zero and two, you can only find one.

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Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.

Noun
a single person or thing; "he is the best one"; "this is the one I ordered"

Noun
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"

Adjective S.
being a single entity made by combining separate components; "three chemicals combining into one solution"

Adjective S.
used of a single unit or thing; not two or more; "`ane'' is Scottish"


a.
Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.

a.
Denoting a person or thing conceived or spoken of indefinitely; a certain. "I am the sister of one Claudio" [Shak.], that is, of a certain man named Claudio.

a.
Pointing out a contrast, or denoting a particular thing or person different from some other specified; -- used as a correlative adjective, with or without the.

a.
Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a whole.

a.
Single in kind; the same; a common.

a.
Single; inmarried.

n.
A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers.

n.
A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i.

n.
A single person or thing.

indef. pron.
Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one's self.

v. t.
To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite.


One

One , a. [OE. one, on, an, AS. '84n; akin to D. een, OS. '89n, OFries. '89n, '84n, G. ein, Dan. een, Sw. en, Icel. einn, Goth. ains, W. un, Ir. & Gael. aon, L. unus, earlier oinos, oenos, Gr. the ace on dice; cf. Skr. '89ka. The same word as the indefinite article a, an. &root; 299. Cf. 2d A, 1st An, Alone, Anon, Any, None, Nonce, Only, Onion, Unit.] 1. Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.
The dream of Pharaoh is one.
O that we now had here But one ten thousand of those men in England.
2. Denoting a person or thing conceived or spoken of indefinitely; a certain. "I am the sister of one Claudio" [Shak.], that is, of a certain man named Claudio. 3. Pointing out a contrast, or denoting a particular thing or person different from some other specified; -- used as a correlative adjective, with or without the.
From the one side of heaven unto the other.
4. Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a whole.
The church is therefore one, though the members may be many.
5. Single in kind; the same; a common.
One plague was on you all, and on your lords.
6. Single; inmarried. [Obs.]
Men may counsel a woman to be one.
&hand; One is often used in forming compound words, the meaning of which is obvious; as, one-armed, one-celled, one-eyed, one-handed, one-hearted, one-horned, one-idead, one-leaved, one-masted, one-ribbed, one-story, one-syllable, one-stringed, one-winged, etc. All one, of the same or equal nature, or consequence; as, he says that it is all one what course you take. Shak. -- One day. (a) On a certain day, not definitely specified, referring to time past.
One day when Phoebe fair, With all her band, was following the chase.
(b) Referring to future time: At some uncertain day or period; some day.
Well, I will marry one day.

One

One, n. 1. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers. 2. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i. 3. A single person or thing. "The shining ones." Bunyan. "Hence, with your little ones." Shak.
He will hate the one, and love the other.
That we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.
After one, after one fashion; alike. [Obs.] Chaucer. -- At one, in agreement or concord. See At one, in the Vocab. -- Ever in one, continually; perpetually; always. [Obs.] Chaucer. -- In one, in union; in a single whole. -- One and one, One by one, singly; one at a time; one after another."Raising one by one the suppliant crew." Dryden.

One

One , indef. pron. Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one's self.
It was well worth one's while.
Against this sort of condemnation one must steel one's self as one best can.
One is often used with some, any, no, each, every, such, a, many a, another, the other, etc. It is sometimes joined with another, to denote a reciprocal relation.
When any one heareth the word.
She knew every one who was any one in the land of Bohemia.
The Peloponnesians and the Athenians fought against one another.
The gentry received one another.

One

One, v. t. To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite. [Obs.]
The rich folk that embraced and oned all their heart to treasure of the world.

Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.

A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers.

To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite.

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Usage Examples

'True Blood' is amazing. I have to give a shout out to 'Melrose Place' because I do watch. I love 'Entourage.' One of my favorite shows back in the day was 'Friday Night Lights.'

'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.

51st State was one that I loved doing because the character was so out there, and in a way I was sad to leave the character behind. I'm afraid I could never be that cool in real life!

'Hamlet' is one of the most dangerous things ever set down on paper. All the big, unknowable questions like what it is to be a human being the difference between sanity and insanity the meaning of life and death what's real and not real. All these subjects can literally drive you mad.

'Survivor' wouldn't have happened had I not gone out there and helped CBS to sell sponsors to finance the first one. Part of my thinking on 'Survivor' was that it should have rewards that are corporate brands. A Big Mac, one thimble-full of Coca-Cola.

137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.

'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' is a good one because it not only turned out, I think, to be a really funny movie but it was also a delight to shoot. We were in the South of France, working with Glenne Headly and Michael Caine and Frank Oz the director - who were just fun.

'Funny Games' was conceived as a provocation. My other films are different. If people feel my other films are, or respond to them as provocation, then that's quite different. 'Funny Games' is the only one of mine where my intention was to provoke the audience.

Misspelled Form

one, ione, 9one, 0one, pone, lone, ine, 9ne, 0ne, pne, lne, oine, o9ne, o0ne, opne, olne, obne, ohne, ojne, omne, o ne, obe, ohe, oje, ome, o e, onbe, onhe, onje, onme, on e, onwe, on3e, on4e, onre, onse, onde, onw, on3, on4, onr, ons, ond, onew, one3, one4, oner, ones, oned.

Other Usage Examples

'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that.

'Little Miss Sunshine' snowballed. It was a tiny movie. We shot it in 30 days, and it was really fun to do, but it was one of those small movies that you don't hold out huge hope for.

'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.

'Dr. Strangelove' was and is one of my favorite movies ever, and I just can't believe they actually blew up the world after that.

'Yes' is a far more potent word than 'no' in American politics. By adopting the positions which animate the political agenda for the other side, one can disarm them and leave them sputtering with nothing to say.

'Glee' is one of the very few mainstream outlets that is giving a voice to communities of people that don't necessarily have a loud voice, specifically the gay community. It gives a really positive and forward statement.

'The Taxi Ride,' from my second album, is one people want to hear a lot. I'm consciously trying to walk on the sunny side of the street, to really lift myself into a place of greater positivity, and that's a sad song.

'Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew, a troubled kid, who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than, ahem, Charles Manson!

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