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Definition of ONE

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-one \-one\ ([=o]n). [From Gr. -w`nh, signifying, female descendant.] (Chem.) A suffix indicating that the substance, in the name of which it appears, is a ketone; as, acetone. [1913 Webster]

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-one \-one\ suff. (Chem.)
     A termination indicating that the hydrocarbon to the name of which it is affixed belongs to the fourth series of hydrocarbons, or the third series of unsaturated hydrocarbons; as, nonone. [archaic] [1913 Webster +PJC]

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One \One\ (w[u^]n), a. [OE. one, on, an, AS. [=a]n; akin to D. een, OS. [=e]n, OFries. [=e]n, [=a]n, G. ein, Dan. een, Sw. en, Icel. einn, Goth. ains, W. un, Ir. & Gael. aon, L. unus, earlier oinos, oenos, Gr. o'i`nh the ace on dice; cf. Skr. [=e]ka. The same word as the indefinite article a, an. [root]
     299. Cf. 2d {A}, 1st {An}, {Alone}, {Anon}, {Any}, {None}, {Nonce}, {Only}, {Onion}, {Unit}.]
     1. Being a single unit, or entire being or thing, and no more; not multifold; single; individual. [1913 Webster]

              The dream of Pharaoh is one.          --Gen. xli.
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              O that we now had here
              But one ten thousand of those men in England.
                                                    --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

              From the one side of heaven unto the other. --Deut. iv. 32. [1913 Webster]

     4. Closely bound together; undivided; united; constituting a whole. [1913 Webster]

              The church is therefore one, though the members may be many.                              --Bp. Pearson [1913 Webster]

     5. Single in kind; the same; a common.
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              One plague was on you all, and on your lords. --1 Sam. vi. 4. [1913 Webster]

     6. Single; unmarried. [Obs.]
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              Men may counsel a woman to be one.    --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

     Note: One is often used in forming compound words, the meaning of which is obvious; as, one-armed, one-celled, one-eyed, one-handed, one-hearted, one-horned, one-idead, one-leaved, one-masted, one-ribbed, one-story, one-syllable, one-stringed, one-winged, etc. [1913 Webster]

     {All one}, of the same or equal nature, or consequence; all the same; as, he says that it is all one what course you take. --Shak.

     {One day}.
        (a) On a certain day, not definitely specified, referring to time past. [1913 Webster]

                  One day when Phoebe fair,
                  With all her band, was following the chase.
                                                    --Spenser. [1913 Webster] (b) Referring to future time: At some uncertain day or period in the future; some day. [1913 Webster]

                  Well, I will marry one day.       --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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One \One\ (w[u^]n), indef. pron.
     Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one's self. [1913 Webster]

           It was well worth one's while.           --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

           Against this sort of condemnation one must steel one's self as one best can.                    --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

     Note: One is often used with some, any, no, each, every, such, a, many a, another, the other, etc. It is sometimes joined with another, to denote a reciprocal relation. [1913 Webster]

                 When any one heareth the word.     --Matt. xiii.
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                 She knew every one who was any one in the land of Bohemia.                           --Compton Reade. [1913 Webster]

                 The Peloponnesians and the Athenians fought against one another.               --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster]

                 The gentry received one another.   --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

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One \One\, n.
     1. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers. [1913 Webster]

     2. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i.
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     3. A single person or thing. "The shining ones." --Bunyan.
        "Hence, with your little ones." --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              He will hate the one, and love the other. --Matt. vi. 24. [1913 Webster]

              That we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory. --Mark x. 37. [1913 Webster]

     {After one}, after one fashion; alike. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

     {At one}, in agreement or concord. See {At one}, in the Vocab.

     {Ever in one}, continually; perpetually; always. [Obs.]
        --Chaucer.

     {In one}, in union; in a single whole.

     {One and one}, {One by one}, singly; one at a time; one after another. "Raising one by one the suppliant crew."
        --Dryden.

     {one on one} contesting an opponent individually; -- in a contest.

     {go one on one}, to contest one opponent by oneself; -- in a game, esp. basketball. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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One \One\, v. t.
     To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

           The rich folk that embraced and oned all their heart to treasure of the world.                   --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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ONE
         Omnifunctional Networking Environment (Panasonic)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

ONE
         Open Network Environment (Netscape)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

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