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  • TWL/NWL (Scrabble US / Canada / Thailand)
  • SOWPODS/CSW (Scrabble UK / International)
  • ENABLE (Words with Friends)

Meaning of only

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: and nothing more; "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a
             matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child";
             "hopes that last but a moment" [syn: {merely}, {simply},
             {just}, {only}, {but}]
      2: without any others being included or involved; "was entirely
         to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem
         children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it
         solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the
         prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him" [syn:
         {entirely}, {exclusively}, {solely}, {alone}, {only}]
      3: with nevertheless the final result; "He arrived only to find
         his wife dead"; "We won only to lose again in the next round"
      4: in the final outcome; "These news will only make you more
      5: except that; "It was the same story; only this time she came
         out better"
      6: never except when; "call me only if your cold gets worse"
         [syn: {only}, {only if}, {only when}]
      7: as recently as; "I spoke to him only an hour ago"
      adj 1: being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the
             lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an
             only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a
             solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the
             sky" [syn: {lone(a)}, {lonesome(a)}, {only(a)},
             {sole(a)}, {solitary(a)}]
      2: exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed
         him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car and
         this car only" [syn: {alone(p)}, {only}]

WordNet ® Princeton University.

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