single - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a musical record with only one song or piece of music on each side

    All the group’s hit singles have been collected on an album.

  2. 2
    in baseball, a hit that allows the player who is batting (=hitting the ball) to get to first base
    1. a.
      in cricket, one run (=point)
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  3. 3


    [plural] in tennis, a match played between two people
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  4. 4
    a room or bed for one person

    We’ll need one single and one double for the night.

  5. 6
    British a ticket used for travelling to a place, but not for returning from it
  6. 7
    American a one-dollar note
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  7. 8
    mainly American one ticket or seat at a theatre
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