Definitions English

  • Alone in kind or class; sole: an only child; the only one left.
  • Standing alone by reason of superiority or excellence.
  • Without anyone or anything else; alone: room for only one passenger.
  • At the very least: If you would only come home. The story was only too true.
  • And nothing else or more: I only work here.
  • Exclusively; solely: facts known only to us.
  • In the last analysis or final outcome: actions that will only make things worse.
  • With the final result; nevertheless: received a raise only to be laid off.
  • As recently as: called me only last month.
  • In the immediate past: only just saw them.
  • Were it not that; except.
  • With the restriction that; but: You may go, only be careful.
  • However; and yet: The merchandise is well made, only we can't use it.