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sin·gly

 (sĭng′glē)
adv.
1. Without the presence of others; alone.
2. Without the help of others; single-handed.
3. One by one; individually.

singly

(ˈsɪŋɡlɪ)
adv
1. one at a time; one by one
2. apart from others; separately; alone

sin•gly

(ˈsɪŋ gli)

adv.
1. apart from others; separately.
2. one at a time; as single units.
3. single-handed; alone.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.singly - one by one; one at a time; "they were arranged singly"
multiply - in several ways; in a multiple manner; "they were multiply checked for errors"
2.singly - apart from others; "taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"; "the fine points are treated singly"

singly

adverb one by one, individually, one at a time, separately, one after the other Patients went singly into the consultation room.

singly

adverb
1. Without the presence or aid of another:
Idioms: all by one's lonesome, by oneself.
2. As a separate unit:
Idioms: one at a time, one by one.
Translations
واحِدا واحِدا، مُنْفَرِدين
po jednom
enkeltvis
hver í sínu lagi
tek tek

singly

[ˈsɪŋglɪ] ADV (= separately) → por separado; (= one at a time) → uno por uno

singly

[ˈsɪŋgli] advséparémentsing-song singsong [ˈsɪŋsɒŋ]
adj
[tone, voice] → chantant(e)
in a sing-song voice → d'une voix chantante
n (British) to have a singsong → chanter en chœur

singly

adveinzeln; (= solely)einzig, nur

singly

[ˈsɪŋglɪ] advsingolarmente, uno/a a uno/a

single

(ˈsiŋgl) adjective
1. one only. The spider hung on a single thread.
2. for one person only. a single bed/mattress.
3. unmarried. a single person.
4. for or in one direction only. a single ticket/journey/fare.
noun
1. a gramophone record with only one tune or song on each side. This group have just brought out a new single.
2. a one-way ticket.
ˈsingleness noun
ˈsingles noun plural
1. (also noun singular) in tennis etc, a match or matches with only one player on each side. The men's singles are being played this week; (also adjective) a singles match.
2. (especially American) unmarried (usually young) people. a bar for singles; (also adjective) a singles holiday/club.
ˈsingly adverb
one by one; separately. They came all together, but they left singly.
ˌsingle-ˈbreasted adjective
(of a coat, jacket etc) having only one row of buttons. a single-breasted tweed suit.
ˌsingle-ˈdecker noun, adjective
(a bus etc) having only one deck or level. a single-decker (bus).
ˌsingle-ˈhanded adjective, adverb
working etc by oneself, without help. He runs the restaurant single-handed; single-handed efforts.
single ˈparent noun
a mother or father who brings up a child or children on her or his own. a single-parent family.
single out
to choose or pick out for special treatment. He was singled out to receive special thanks for his help.
References in classic literature ?
Hence it arises that Ills abound, for they come not one by one, but in troops, and by no means singly: while the Goods proceed from Jupiter, and are given, not alike to all, but singly, and separately; and one by one to those who are able to discern them.
For as there are persons who, by conscious art or mere habit, imitate and represent various objects through the medium of colour and form, or again by the voice; so in the arts above mentioned, taken as a whole, the imitation is produced by rhythm, language, or 'harmony,' either singly or combined.
Besides, the three preceding maxims were founded singly on the design of continuing the work of self- instruction.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine- not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
And although singly they are good, altogether they will be much better when they find themselves commanded by their prince, honoured by him, and maintained at his expense.
Misfortunes never come singly, and the affairs of the reorganization of the native tribes, and of the irrigation of the lands of the Zaraisky province, had brought such official worries upon Alexey Alexandrovitch that he had been of late in a continual condition of extreme irritability.
He had eyes that assorted very well with that decoration, being of a surface black, with no depth in the colour or form, and much too near together--as if they were afraid of being found out in something, singly, if they kept too far apart.
This even tint was indeed broken up by streaks of yellow sand-break in the lower lands, and by many tall trees of the pine family, out-topping the others--some singly, some in clumps; but the general colouring was uniform and sad.
Whoever considers the populousness and strength of several of these States singly at the present juncture, and looks forward to what they will become, even at the distance of half a century, will at once dismiss as idle and visionary any scheme which aims at regulating their movements by laws to operate upon them in their collective capacities, and to be executed by a coercion applicable to them in the same capacities.
The effect of time on the internal affairs of the States, taken singly, will be just the contrary.
The round are made into bracelets, the oval into pendants, and, being more precious, are sold singly.
Such as the beads of a rosary told by business-like shipowners for the greater profit of the world they slip one by one into the open: while in the offing the inward-bound ships come up singly and in bunches from under the sea horizon closing the mouth of the river between Orfordness and North Foreland.