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Meaning of word only from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

only   adjective

Meaning : Being the only one. Single and isolated from others.

Example : The lone doctor in the entire county.
A lonesome pine.
An only child.
The sole heir.
The sole example.
A solitary instance of cowardice.
A solitary speck in the sky.

Synonyms : lone, lonesome, sole, solitary

Meaning : Exclusive of anyone or anything else.

Example : She alone believed him.
Cannot live by bread alone.
I'll have this car and this car only.

Synonyms : alone

only   adverb

Meaning : And nothing more.

Example : I was merely asking.
It is simply a matter of time.
Just a scratch.
He was only a child.
Hopes that last but a moment.

Synonyms : but, just, merely, simply

किसी को छोड़कर।

भगवान के अतिरिक्त और कोई सहारा नहीं है।
राम बिना कछु जानत नाहीं।
अतिरिक्त, अलावा, बिना, सिवा, सिवाय

Meaning : Without any others being included or involved.

Example : Was entirely to blame.
A school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children.
He works for Mr. Smith exclusively.
Did it solely for money.
The burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone.
A privilege granted only to him.

Synonyms : alone, entirely, exclusively, solely

Meaning : With nevertheless the final result.

Example : He arrived only to find his wife dead.
We won only to lose again in the next round.

Meaning : In the final outcome.

Example : These news will only make you more upset.

Meaning : Except that.

Example : It was the same story; only this time she came out better.

Meaning : Never except when.

Example : Call me only if your cold gets worse.

Synonyms : only if, only when

शर्त यह है कि।

यदि तुम अपना काम समय पर करोगे तो मैं तुम्हें घुमाने ले जाऊँगी।
अगर, जब, बशर्ते कि, यदि

Meaning : As recently as.

Example : I spoke to him only an hour ago.


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