Single in relation to number, or in regards to course or sort; one and no even more or any other; solitary; sole: as, he had been the only real individual present; the only real answer feasible; an only boy; my just friend; the sole assignable reason.
Alone; absolutely nothing or no one however.
solitary in degree or superiority; hence, distinguished above or beyond all others; special.
Alone; no other or others than; nothing or no person else than; absolutely nothing or no one but; just: as, only one stayed; guy cannot survive breads just.
only; simply; merely; simply: since, he had offered only two.
In but one manner, for but one function, by but one suggests, with but one outcome, etc.; in hardly any other manner, respect, location, way, circumstances, or condition than; at hardly any other time, or perhaps in no other way, etc., than; for hardly any other purpose or without various other result than; entirely; solely; entirely; entirely: since, he ventured forth just at night; he had been conserved only by the epidermis of his teeth; he escaped the gallows and then be drowned; articles offered only in packages.
Above all others; preëminently; especially.
Singly; with no other in identical relation: as, truly the only begotten Son of this Father.