a single person or thing
"he is the best one"
"this is the one I ordered"
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
"he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"
"they had lunch at one"
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eminent beyond or above comparison
"the team's nonpareil center fielder"
"she's one girl in a million"
"the one and only Muhammad Ali"
"a peerless scholar"
"infamy unmatched in the Western world"
"wrote with unmatchable clarity"
"unrivaled mastery of her art"
- one and only
being a single entity made by combining separate components
"three chemicals combining into one solution"
indefinite in time or position
"he will come one day"
"one place or another"
used informally as an intensifier
"that is one fine dog"
of the same kind or quality
"two animals of one species"
having the indivisible character of a unit
"a unitary action"
"spoke with one voice"
used of a single unit or thing
not two or more
"`ane' is Scottish"
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