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Definition of One


  1. Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual.
  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.
  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.
  4. Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a whole.
  5. Single in kind; the same; a common.
  6. Single; inmarried.
  7. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers.
  8. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i.
  9. A single person or thing.
  10. Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one's self.
  11. To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite.

One Translations

one in Afrikaans is een
one in Danish is et, en
one in Dutch is men
one in Finnish is yksi
one in French is une, on
one in German is eins, eine
one in Italian is uno, una
one in Latin is unus
one in Norwegian is en
one in Portuguese is um, uma
one in Spanish is uno
one in Swedish is en, man