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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 ?
Mademoiselle had only disagreeable things to say of the symphony concerts, and insulting remarks to make of all the musicians of New Orleans, singly and collectively.
Here; singly to your face, or in the presence of your nation.
Where they once dug for money, But never found any; Where sometimes Martial Miles Singly files, And Elijah Wood, I fear for no good: No other man, Save Elisha Dugan-- O man of wild habits, Partridges and rabbits Who hast no cares Only to set snares, Who liv'st all alone, Close to the bone And where life is sweetest Constantly eatest.
Perhaps," continued Elinor, "if I should happen to cut out, I may be of some use to Miss Lucy Steele, in rolling her papers for her; and there is so much still to be done to the basket, that it must be impossible I think for her labour singly, to finish it this evening.
A splendid Midsummer shone over England: skies so pure, suns so radiant as were then seen in long succession, seldom favour even singly, our wave-girt land.
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.
Equally in his stopping at the bars and attending to anxious whisperers - always singly - Wemmick with his post-office in an immovable state, looked at them while in conference, as if he were taking particular notice of the advance they had made, since last observed, towards coming out in full blow at their trial.
Say, Muse, their Names then known, who first, who last, Rous'd from the slumber, on that fiery Couch, At thir great Emperors call, as next in worth Came singly where he stood on the bare strand, While the promiscuous croud stood yet aloof?
When she gave him Trefusis's letter, he said, more calmly: "Misfortunes never come singly.
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.
It was very low at first, with deep mellow notes that seemed to fall singly upon one's ear.
Gines de Pasamonte made answer for all, saying, "That which you, sir, our deliverer, demand of us, is of all impossibilities the most impossible to comply with, because we cannot go together along the roads, but only singly and separate, and each one his own way, endeavouring to hide ourselves in the bowels of the earth to escape the Holy Brotherhood, which, no doubt, will come out in search of us.