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Definition of Singular


  1. Separate or apart from others; single; distinct.
  2. Engaged in by only one on a side; single.
  3. Existing by itself; single; individual.
  4. Each; individual; as, to convey several parcels of land, all and singular.
  5. Denoting one person or thing; as, the singular number; -- opposed to dual and plural.
  6. Standing by itself; out of the ordinary course; unusual; uncommon; strange; as, a singular phenomenon.
  7. Distinguished as existing in a very high degree; rarely equaled; eminent; extraordinary; exceptional; as, a man of singular gravity or attainments.
  8. Departing from general usage or expectations; odd; whimsical; -- often implying disapproval or consure.
  9. Being alone; belonging to, or being, that of which there is but one; unique.
  10. An individual instance; a particular.
  11. The singular number, or the number denoting one person or thing; a word in the singular number.
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Singular Translations

singular in German is Einzahl
singular in Italian is singolare
singular in Swedish is ovanlig