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And no one or nothing more besides; solely or exclusively,
  1. Alone of its or their kind; single or solitary
    • - the only medal we had ever won
    • - he was an only child
  2. Alone deserving consideration
    • - it's simply the only place to be seen these days
  1. Except that; but for the fact that
    • - he is still a young man, only he seems older because of his careworn expression
  1. And no one or nothing more besides; solely or exclusively
    • - there are only a limited number of tickets available
    • - only their faith sustained them
  2. No more than (implying that more was hoped for or expected); merely
    • - deaths from heart disease have only declined by 10 percent
    • - she was still only in her mid-thirties
  3. No longer ago than
    • - genes that were discovered only last year
  4. Not until
    • - a final report reached him only on January 15
  5. With the negative or unfortunate result that
    • - she turned into the parking car, only to find her way blocked
  6. Inevitably, although unfortunate or undesirable
    • - if banks canceled the debts, these countries would only borrow more
    • - rebellion will only bring more unhappiness

  1. lone(a): being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky"
  2. merely: and nothing more; "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child"; "hopes that last but a moment"
  3. alone(p): exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car and this car only"
  4. entirely: without any others being included or involved; "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"
  5. with nevertheless the final result; "He arrived only to find his wife dead"; "We won only to lose again in the next round"
  6. in the final outcome; "These news will only make you more upset"
  7. except that; "It was the same story; only this time she came out better"
  8. never except when; "call me only if your cold gets worse"
  9. as recently as; "I spoke to him only an hour ago"
  10. "Only" is a heavy metal song by Anthrax off their 1993 album Sound of White Noise. It is one of their most popular songs from the John Bush era, and has also appeared on their compilation album, Return of the Killer A's. The song was described by James Hetfield as "the perfect song".
  11. Only is a free Canadian bi-monthly news and entertainment magazine published in Vancouver, British Columbia by the Only Trust - who also organize Vancouver's Music Waste Festival and Victory Square Block Party. The paper has a circulation of 10,000 in the Vancouver area. ...
  12. "Only" (also known as "Halo 20") is a song by Nine Inch Nails. It was released as the second single from Nine Inch Nail's fourth album With Teeth. "Only" reached number one on the Billboard Modern Rock chart, where it stayed for seven weeks. ...
  13. Only is an album by Australian musician Tommy Emmanuel. It is Emmanuel's first solo acoustic guitar release.
  14. "The Only" is the first single from the industrial metal band's Static-X's third album, Shadow Zone. The song features distinctly less staccato and more melodic instrumentation and vocal delivery than previous Static-X songs. ...
  15. Alone in a category; Singularly superior; the best; Without sibling; without a sibling of the same gender; Mere; without others or anything further; exclusively; no more than; just; as recently as; Under the condition that; but; However; But for the fact that; except
  16. Utility adjective. It does not mean unique as in ‘There can be only one’, but a utility word meaning lank*, kiff* or very much. ‘He was only tuning* him,’ does not mean ‘He was tuning only him,’ or even ‘He was just tuning him.’ It means ‘He was tuning him with great gusto.’
  17. We already discussed the limits of the language-guesser above. In addition, the low quality of web-derived documents makes a content-based classification difficult. ...
  18. Treats a series value as a single value.
  19. By specifying the uniqueness of your product you are very much likely to entice prospective customers to buy your products. This uniqueness may best be expressed by using the term "only" appropriately. ...
  20. A single fact or instance and nothing more or different. In one manner or degree; for one purpose alone.
  21. Sub-Bantam/Bantam may have Co-ed Relays (optional).
  22. include pages that are directly related to the purpose and aims of the organizations, and which do not duplicate resources provided elsewhere (e.g. ...
  23. £1.95 postage and packing on all UK orders
  24. Look out for placement. Don't write "He only kicked that ball ten yards" when you mean "He kicked that ball only ten yards."
  25. Unemployment benefits.