- (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a ring.
- The digit or figure 1.
- A one-dollar bill.
- (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
- Of a period of time, being particular; as, one morning, one year.
pronoun (reflexive, oneself, possessive, one"s)
- One day the prince set forth to kill the dragon that had brought terror to his father"s kingdom for centuries.
- A single, unspecified thing; a; any.
- My aunt used to say, "One day is just like the other."
- sole, Sole, only.
- He is the man who can help you.
- whole, Whole, entire.
- He is hell of a guy.
- (context, nominative case) Any person or thing.
Etymology: From (term, an, , lang=ang) (same word as (term, an)), from (proto, Germanic, ainaz), from (proto, Indo-European, oinos). Cognate with German (term, ein, lang=de), Dutch (term, een, lang=nl)/(term, één, lang=nl), French (term, un, lang=fr), Russian (term, , lang=ru).
- One shouldn"t be too quick to judge.
- The big looks good.
- (context, accusative case) Any person or thing.
- I want the green .
- One"s guilt may trouble .
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