All one, of the same or equal nature, or consequence; 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.
One day when Phoebe fair,Spenser.
With all her band, was following the chase.
(b) Referring to future time: At some uncertain day or period; some day.
Well, I will marry one day.Shak.
1. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers.
2. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i.
3. A single person or thing. "The shining ones." Bunyan. "Hence, with your little ones." Shak.
He will hate the one, and love the other.Matt. vi. 24.
That we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory.Mark x. 37. 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) indef. pron. Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done,
one should do one's self.
It was well worth one's while.Hawthorne.
Against this sort of condemnation one must steel one's self as one best can.G. Eliot.
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.
When any one heareth the word.Matt. xiii. 19.
She knew every one who was any one in the land of Bohemia.Compton Reade.
The Peloponnesians and the Athenians fought against one another.Jowett
The gentry received one another.Thackeray.
(One), v. t. To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite. [Obs.]
The rich folk that embraced and oned all their heart to treasure of the world.Chaucer.
(One"ber`ry) n. (Bot.) The herb Paris. See Herb Paris, under Herb.
(One"-hand`) a. Employing one hand; as, the one-hand alphabet. See Dactylology.
1. Drawn by one horse; having but a single horse; as, a one- horse carriage.
2. Second-rate; inferior; small. [Slang, U.S.]
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