Meaning of SINGULAR in English


adj. & n.


1. unique; much beyond the average; extraordinary.

2 eccentric or strange.

3 Gram. (of a word or form) denoting or referring to a single person or thing.

4 Math. possessing unique properties.

5 single, individual.

--n. Gram.

1. a singular word or form.

2 the singular number.


singularly adv.

Etymology: ME f. OF singuler f. L singularis (as SINGLE)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.