Definitions of only:
  • adjective:   exclusive of anyone or anything else
    Example: "I'll have this car and this car only"
  • adverb:   with nevertheless the final result
    Example: "He arrived only to find his wife dead"
  • adverb:   in the final outcome
    Example: "These news will only make you more upset"
  • adverb:   as recently as
    Example: "I spoke to him only an hour ago"
  • adverb:   except that
    Example: "Only this time she came out better"
  • adverb:   never except when
    Example: "Call me only if your cold gets worse"
  • adverb:   and nothing more
    Example: "He was only a child"
  • adverb:   without any others being included or involved
    Example: "A privilege granted only to him"

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