Definition: 'One'

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  • Length: 3 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: one

Lexical Information:
  • Number vocab
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in Gullah, spoken in parts of Florida, South Carolina and Georgia.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • One = Singular Ones = Plural
  • Determiner
  • Cardinal Number
  • Articles, Demonstratives, Possessives, Quantifiers and Numbers can be used as Determiners
  • Determiners restrict a noun, by making it specific, indicating ownership or number, etc
  • Third Person Singular
Usage Notes:
  • We use 'A' before this word
  • We rarely use 'ONE' before a singular countable noun, unless we are counting
  • We use A before this

Results for stem word: on

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This is used in the Southern States of America
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)
Usage Notes:
  • ON can describe location or movement; ONTO can only describe movement
  • INTO and ONTO are often used when the idea of movement is important

Related Glossary Definitions:

Allophones;  Abandoned match;  Above the relegation zone;  Big-money signing;  Bring someone down;  Go past someone;  Lone striker;  One touch football;  Relegation zone;  Special One (the);  There's only one;  Homophones;  Phonemes;  Phonetic Alphabet;  Phonetics;  Spoonerism

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