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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 on·ly /ˈonli/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


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From: Network Terminology

 僅 唯

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 On·ly a.
 1. One alone; single; as, the only man present; his only occupation.
 2. Alone in its class; by itself; not associated with others of the same class or kind; as, an only child.
 3. Hence, (figuratively): Alone, by reason of superiority; preeminent; chief. “Motley's the only wear.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 On·ly adv.
 1. In one manner or degree; for one purpose alone; simply; merely; barely.
    And to be loved himself, needs only to be known.
 2. So and no otherwise; no other than; exclusively; solely; wholly. “She being only wicked.”
    Every imagination . . . of his heart was only evil.   --Gen. vi. 5.
 3. Singly; without more; as, only-begotten.
 4. Above all others; particularly. [Obs.]
    His most only elected mistress.   --Marston.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 On·ly, conj. Save or except (that); -- an adversative used elliptically with or without that, and properly introducing a single fact or consideration.
    He might have seemed some secretary or clerk . . . only that his low, flat, unadorned cap . . . indicated that he belonged to the city.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being the only one; single and isolated from others; "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" [syn: lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a),
              sole(a), solitary(a)]
      2: exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed
         him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car
         and this car only" [syn: alone(p)]
      adv 1: and nothing more; "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" [syn: merely,
              simply, just, but]
      2: without any others being included or involved; "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"
         [syn: entirely, exclusively, solely, alone]
      3: with nevertheless the final result; "He arrived only to find
         his wife dead"; "We won only to lose again in the next
      4: in the final outcome; "These news will only make you more
      5: except that; "It was the same story; only this time she came
         out better"
      6: never except when; "call me only if your cold gets worse"
         [syn: only if, only when]
      7: as recently as; "I spoke to him only an hour ago"