Meaning of SINGLE in English

SINGLE

adjective

1.

being without a spouse

enjoying life as a single girl

Synonyms: sole, spouseless, unmarried, unwed

Related Word: free, unattached, unfettered; celibate; maiden, virgin

Idioms: footloose and fancy-free

Contrasted words: attached; united; wed

Antonyms: married

2.

one as distinguished from two or more or all others

a single instance of dishonesty has been cited

Synonyms: lone, one, only, particular, separate, sole, solitary, unique

Related Word: individual, singular; especial, special, specific; distinguished, singled-out; distinct

Contrasted words: several; manifold, many, numerous

Antonyms: multiple

3.

Synonyms: frank , candid, open, plain, single-eyed, single-hearted, single-minded, straightforward, undissembled, unvarnished

4.

Synonyms: sole 4, exclusive, unshared

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