Singular Definition

sĭnggyə-lər
adjective
Being the only one of its kind; single; unique.
A singular specimen.
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Exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable.
Singular beauty.
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Peculiar; strange; odd.
What a singular remark!
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Of an individual thing considered by itself.
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Designating or of the category of number that refers to only one person or thing.
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noun
The singular number.
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The singular form of a word.
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A word in singular form.
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A thing considered apart from all others.
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Singular is a grammar term that is defined as the form of a word used when discussing only one person.
"He" is an example of a singular pronoun.
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Synonyms:
singular form
Antonyms:
plural
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Other Word Forms of Singular

Noun

Singular:
singular
Plural:
singulars

Origin of Singular

  • From Middle English singuler, from Old French, from Latin singularis (“alone of its kind”), from Latin singulus (“single”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English singuler from Old French from Latin singulāris from singulus single single

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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