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(1):

(a.) Alone in its class; by itself; not associated with others of the same class or kind; as, an only child.

(2):

(a.) Hence, figuratively: Alone, by reason of superiority; preeminent; chief.

(3):

(a.) One alone; single; as, the only man present; his only occupation.

(4):

(a.) Singly; without more; as, only-begotten.

(5):

(a.) In one manner or degree; for one purpose alone; simply; merely; barely.

(6):

(a.) So and no otherwise; no other than; exclusively; solely; wholly.

(7):

(a.) Above all others; particularly.

(8):

(conj.) Save or except (that); - an adversative used elliptically with or without that, and properly introducing a single fact or consideration.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Only'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/o/only.html. 1828.

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