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  Definition of only
  1. exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I''ll have this car and this car only"
  2. 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"
  3. 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
  4. with nevertheless the final result; "He arrived only to find his wife dead"; "We won only to lose again in the next round"
  5. in the final outcome; "These news will only make you more upset"
  6. as recently as; "I spoke to him only an hour ago"
  7. except that; "It was the same story; only this time she came out better"
  8. never except when; "call me only if your cold gets worse"
Similar Words: alone(p), merely, simply, just, but, entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, only if, only when

 

Pertainyms: bare(a), mere(a), simple(a), exclusive, sole(a)

 

Anagrams: Lyon

 

Language Translations:
Armenian: սոսկ   Bulgarian: единствен and само  
Catalan: però   Chinese: 只有  
Danish: kun   Dutch: (1) alleen and enig and maar  
Esperanto: nur and sola   Estonian: ainult and ainus  
Finnish: ainoa and mutta and vain   French: seulement  
Georgian: ერთადერთი and მაგრამ არამედ and მხოლოდ   German: aber and einzig  
Greek: μόνο and μοναδικός   Hungarian: csak and egyetlen  
Ido: nur and nura   Italian: ma and solo  
Japanese: ただひとつ   Korean: 유일한  
Latin: unicus   Lithuanian: tik  
Malayalam: മാത്രം   Polish: jedyny and tylko  
Portuguese: único and mas   Romanian: numai and singur  
Russian: единственный and но and только   Slovene: edin and samo  
Spanish: pero and sólo   Swedish: bara and enda  
Tamil: ஒரே   Telugu: ఏకైక  
Turkish: sade   Ukrainian: тільки  
Vietnamese: chỉ  
 
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