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Definition of only:

  1. Except.
  2. But.
  3. Single; one alone.
  4. Singly; merely; barely.

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This graph shows how "only" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for only:

  1. But, Elizabeth, if you only knew!
  2. If she could only let them know.
  3. " I am going home," replied Edna, " only I don't know how to get there."

Quotes for only:

  1. There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers- only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles. - Mary Antin
  2. Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self -consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves. - Christian Nestell Bovee
  3. To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams. - Giorgio de Chirico
  4. Elton wanted a garden. They were building all afternoon while we were rehearsing. And then they built a fountain for Elton. And he said, I was only joking! - Maurice Gibb
  5. Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly. - Arthur Schopenhauer

Rhymes for only:

  1. lonely.

Idioms for only:

  1. be ( only) a matter of time
  2. Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see
  3. Beauty is only skindeep
  4. I'm only looking
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