Meaning of SINGLE in English

SINGLE

n.

Function: verb

Inflected Form: sin · gled ; sin · gling \ -g( ə -)li ŋ \

Date: 1628

transitive verb

1 : to select or distinguish from a number or group ― usually used with out

2 a : to advance or score (a base runner) by a single b : to bring about the scoring of (a run) by a single

intransitive verb : to make a single in baseball

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.