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Meanings of Single-out:

idiom

Select from a group

phrasal verb

To choose someone or something for special attention

Usage examples:

You can't just single out young people when you talk about what's wrong with the country.

Single-parent

ˌsɪŋ.ɡəl ˈpeə.rənt

Meanings of Single-parent:

noun

Someone who has a child or children but no husband, wife, or partner who lives with them

Singled

ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl

Meanings of Singled:

verb

Choose someone or something from a group for special treatment.

Usage examples:

One newspaper was singled out for criticism
adjective

Only one; not one of several.

Usage examples:

A single red rose
noun

An individual person or thing rather than part of a pair or a group.

Usage examples:

The end result is a photography of mythical proportions that is camouflaged in paint and operates i…

Singlehanded

ˌsɪŋɡ(ə)lˈhandɪd

Meanings of Singlehanded:

adverb

Without help from anyone else.

Usage examples:

He sailed single-handed round the world
adjective

Done without help from anyone else.

Usage examples:

A single-handed crusade

Singlehandedly

ˌsɪŋɡ(ə)lˈhandɪdli

Meanings of Singlehandedly:

adverb

Without help from anyone else.

Usage examples:

Michael single-handedly transformed the team

Singleness

ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl.nəs

Meanings of Singleness:

noun

Attention to one thing

Usage examples:

He showed great singleness of mind in dealing with the problem.

Meanings of Singleness-of-purpose:

noun

Attention to one thing

Usage examples:

He showed great singleness of mind in dealing with the problem.

Meanings of Singles:

noun

An individual person or thing rather than part of a pair or a group.

Usage examples:

The end result is a photography of mythical proportions that is camouflaged in paint and operates i…
verb

Choose someone or something from a group for special treatment.

Usage examples:

One newspaper was singled out for criticism
adjective

Only one; not one of several.

Usage examples:

A single red rose

Meanings of Singlestick:

noun

A stick of about a sword's length.

Usage examples:

I have fought training bouts using a single stick.

Meanings of Singlet:

noun

A sleeveless garment worn under or instead of a shirt; a vest.

Usage examples:

Equally as beautiful as his womenswear, this featured plain white singlets studded with gold sequin…

Meanings of Singleton:

noun

A single person or thing of the kind under consideration.

Usage examples:

Splitting the clumps of plants into singletons

Singletons

ˈsɪŋɡ(ə)lt(ə)n

Meanings of Singletons:

noun

A single person or thing of the kind under consideration.

Usage examples:

Splitting the clumps of plants into singletons

Meanings of Singletree:

noun

A crossbar pivoted in the middle, to which the traces are attached in a horse-drawn wagon or plough; a swingletree.

Usage examples:

I am a sucker for rusty stuff - ramshackle windmills, a rotting singletree hanging on that hook whe…

Meanings of Singletrees:

noun

A crossbar pivoted in the middle, to which the traces are attached in a horse-drawn wagon or plough; a swingletree.

Usage examples:

I am a sucker for rusty stuff - ramshackle windmills, a rotting singletree hanging on that hook whe…

Meanings of Singlets:

noun

A sleeveless garment worn under or instead of a shirt; a vest.

Usage examples:

Equally as beautiful as his womenswear, this featured plain white singlets studded with gold sequin…

Meanings of Singling:

verb

Choose someone or something from a group for special treatment.

Usage examples:

One newspaper was singled out for criticism
adjective

Only one; not one of several.

Usage examples:

A single red rose
noun

An individual person or thing rather than part of a pair or a group.

Usage examples:

The end result is a photography of mythical proportions that is camouflaged in paint and operates i…

Singling-out

ˈsɪŋ.ɡəl

Meanings of Singling-out:

phrasal verb

To choose someone or something for special attention

Usage examples:

You can't just single out young people when you talk about what's wrong with the country.

Singly

ˈsɪŋ.ɡli

Meanings of Singly:

adverb

One at a time; separately or individually.

Usage examples:

He talked to the players singly and in groups

Sings

sɪŋ

Meanings of Sings:

verb

Make musical sounds with the voice, especially words with a set tune.

Usage examples:

Bella sang to the baby
noun

An act or spell of singing.

Usage examples:

We asked him to come back and have a bit of a sing

Singsong

ˈsɪŋ.sɒŋ

Meanings of Singsong:

adjective

(of a person's voice) having a repeated rising and falling rhythm.

Usage examples:

The sing-song voices of children reciting tables
noun

An informal gathering for singing.

Usage examples:

He used to play the piano and have a sing-song with his pals
verb

Speak or recite something in a sing-song manner.

Usage examples:

The kids started sing-songing

Singsongs

ˈsɪŋ.sɒŋ

Meanings of Singsongs:

noun

An informal gathering for singing.

Usage examples:

He used to play the piano and have a sing-song with his pals
verb

Speak or recite something in a sing-song manner.

Usage examples:

The kids started sing-songing
adjective

(of a person's voice) having a repeated rising and falling rhythm.

Usage examples:

The sing-song voices of children reciting tables

Singspiel

ˈzɪŋʃpiːl

Meanings of Singspiel:

noun

A form of german light opera, typically with spoken dialogue, popular especially in the late 18th century.

Usage examples:

The german singspiel, english ballad opera, french opéra comique, and spanish zarzuela tended to us…

Meanings of Singular:

adjective

(of a word or form) denoting or referring to just one person or thing.

Usage examples:

The third person singular form of the verb
noun

A singular word or form.

Usage examples:

This difference between the two constructions follows from the fact that bare plurals, but not inde…

Singularities

sɪŋɡjʊˈlarɪti

Meanings of Singularities:

noun

The state, fact, quality, or condition of being singular.

Usage examples:

He believed in the singularity of all cultures

Meanings of Singularity:

noun

The state, fact, quality, or condition of being singular.

Usage examples:

He believed in the singularity of all cultures

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