being the only one; only:
the sole living relative.
being the only one of the kind; unique; unsurpassed; matchless:
the sole brilliance of the gem.
belonging or pertaining to one individual or group to the exclusion of all others; exclusive:
the sole right to the estate.
functioning automatically or with independent power:
the sole authority.
Chiefly Law. unmarried; not married.
without company or companions; lonely:
the sole splendor of her life.
the bottom or under surface of the foot.
the corresponding under part of a shoe, boot, or the like, or this part exclusive of the heel.
the bottom, under surface, or lower part of anything.
the underside of a plane.
Golf. the part of the head of the club that touches the ground.
verb (used with object), soled, soling.
to furnish with a sole, as a shoe.
Golf. to place the sole of (a club) on the ground, as in preparation for a stroke.
noun, plural (especially collectively) sole (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) soles.
a European flatfish, Solea solea, used for food.
any other flatfish of the families Soleidae and Cynoglossidae, having a hooklike snout.
(prenominal) being the only one; only
(prenominal) of or relating to one individual or group and no other: sole rights on a patent
(law) having no wife or husband See also feme sole
an archaic word for solitary
the underside of the foot related adjectives plantar volar
the underside of a shoe
the bottom of a furrow
the bottom of a plough
the underside of a golf-club head
the bottom of an oven, furnace, etc
to provide (a shoe) with a sole
(golf) to rest (the club) on the ground, as when preparing to make a stroke
noun (pl) sole, soles
any tongue-shaped flatfish of the family Soleidae, esp Solea solea (European sole): most common in warm seas and highly valued as food fishes
any of certain other similar fishes
The underside of the foot.
- Sole-charge school
noun 1. (NZ) a rural school with only one teacher
noun 1. a nonstandard or ungrammatical usage, as unflammable and they was. 2. a breach of good manners or etiquette. 3. any error, impropriety, or inconsistency. noun 1. the nonstandard use of a grammatical construction any mistake, incongruity, or absurdity 2. a violation of good manners
noun 1. custody, as of a child whose parents are separated, in which one person has sole responsibility.
noun 1. the bottom or under surface of the foot. 2. the corresponding under part of a shoe, boot, or the like, or this part exclusive of the heel. 3. the bottom, under surface, or lower part of anything. 4. Carpentry. the underside of a plane. soleplate. 5. Golf. the part of the head of […]