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Definition of Only

Only

  1. One alone; single; as, the only man present; his only occupation.
  2. Alone in its class; by itself; not associated with others of the same class or kind; as, an only child.
  3. Hence, figuratively: Alone, by reason of superiority; preeminent; chief.
  4. In one manner or degree; for one purpose alone; simply; merely; barely.
  5. So and no otherwise; no other than; exclusively; solely; wholly.
  6. Singly; without more; as, only-begotten.
  7. Above all others; particularly.
  8. Save or except (that); -- an adversative used elliptically with or without that, and properly introducing a single fact or consideration.

Only Quotations

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Audrey Hepburn

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert Fulghum

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. - George Sand
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
George Sand
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Only Translations

only in Afrikaans is slegs, enigste, net, alleen
only in Danish is alene, kun
only in Dutch is pas, enkel, alleen, slechts, maar
only in Finnish is yksin, vain
only in German is einzig, nur, nur
only in Italian is singolo, solo, soltanto, unico
only in Latin is modo, tantum, solum, solus
only in Norwegian is alene
only in Swedish is blott, enda, endast, bara
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