one


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

-one \-one\ ([=o]n). [From Gr. -w`nh, signifying, female
   descendant.] (Chem.)
   A suffix indicating that the substance, in the name of which
   it appears, is a ketone; as, acetone.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

-one \-one\ suff. (Chem.)
   A termination indicating that the hydrocarbon to the name of
   which it is affixed belongs to the fourth series of
   hydrocarbons, or the third series of unsaturated
   hydrocarbons; as, nonone. [archaic]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

One \One\ (w[u^]n), a. [OE. one, on, an, AS. [=a]n; akin to D.
   een, OS. [=e]n, OFries. [=e]n, [=a]n, G. ein, Dan. een, Sw.
   en, Icel. einn, Goth. ains, W. un, Ir. & Gael. aon, L. unus,
   earlier oinos, oenos, Gr. o'i`nh the ace on dice; cf. Skr.
   [=e]ka. The same word as the indefinite article a, an. [root]
   299. Cf. 2d A, 1st An, Alone, Anon, Any, None,
   Nonce, Only, Onion, Unit.]
   1. Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no
      more; not multifold; single; individual.
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            The dream of Pharaoh is one.          --Gen. xli.
                                                  25.
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            O that we now had here
            But one ten thousand of those men in England.
                                                  --Shak.
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   2. Denoting a person or thing conceived or spoken of
      indefinitely; a certain. "I am the sister of one Claudio"
      [--Shak.], that is, of a certain man named Claudio.
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   3. Pointing out a contrast, or denoting a particular thing or
      person different from some other specified; -- used as a
      correlative adjective, with or without the.
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            From the one side of heaven unto the other. --Deut.
                                                  iv. 32.
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   4. Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a
      whole.
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            The church is therefore one, though the members may
            be many.                              --Bp. Pearson
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   5. Single in kind; the same; a common.
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            One plague was on you all, and on your lords. --1
                                                  Sam. vi. 4.
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   6. Single; unmarried. [Obs.]
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            Men may counsel a woman to be one.    --Chaucer.
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   Note: One is often used in forming compound words, the
         meaning of which is obvious; as, one-armed, one-celled,
         one-eyed, one-handed, one-hearted, one-horned,
         one-idead, one-leaved, one-masted, one-ribbed,
         one-story, one-syllable, one-stringed, one-winged, etc.
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   All one, of the same or equal nature, or consequence; all
      the same; as, he says that it is all one what course you
      take. --Shak.

   One day.
      (a) On a certain day, not definitely specified, referring
          to time past.
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                One day when Phoebe fair,
                With all her band, was following the chase.
                                                  --Spenser.
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      (b) Referring to future time: At some uncertain day or
          period in the future; some day.
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                Well, I will marry one day.       --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

One \One\ (w[u^]n), indef. pron.
   Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one
   would have well done, one should do one's self.
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         It was well worth one's while.           --Hawthorne.
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         Against this sort of condemnation one must steel one's
         self as one best can.                    --G. Eliot.
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   Note: One is often used with some, any, no, each, every,
         such, a, many a, another, the other, etc. It is
         sometimes joined with another, to denote a reciprocal
         relation.
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               When any one heareth the word.     --Matt. xiii.
                                                  19.
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               She knew every one who was any one in the land of
               Bohemia.                           --Compton
                                                  Reade.
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               The Peloponnesians and the Athenians fought
               against one another.               --Jowett
                                                  (Thucyd. ).
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               The gentry received one another.   --Thackeray.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

One \One\, n.
   1. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers.
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   2. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i.
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   3. A single person or thing. "The shining ones." --Bunyan.
      "Hence, with your little ones." --Shak.
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            He will hate the one, and love the other. --Matt.
                                                  vi. 24.
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            That we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the
            other on thy left hand, in thy glory. --Mark x. 37.
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   After one, after one fashion; alike. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

   At one, in agreement or concord. See At one, in the
      Vocab.

   Ever in one, continually; perpetually; always. [Obs.]
      --Chaucer.

   In one, in union; in a single whole.

   One and one, One by one, singly; one at a time; one after
      another. "Raising one by one the suppliant crew."
      --Dryden.

   one on one contesting an opponent individually; -- in a
      contest.

   go one on one, to contest one opponent by oneself; -- in a
      game, esp. basketball.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

One \One\, v. t.
   To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to
   unite; to assimilite. [Obs.]
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         The rich folk that embraced and oned all their heart to
         treasure of the world.                   --Chaucer.
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