Definition of Once in English :

Define Once in English

Once meaning in English

Meaning of Once in English

Pronunciation of Once in English

Once pronunciation in English

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Once

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Adverb

1. in one case, once, one time

on one occasion

Example Sentences:
'once I ran into her'

2. once

as soon as

Example Sentences:
'once we are home, we can rest'

3. at one time, erst, erstwhile, formerly, once

at a previous time

Example Sentences:
'at one time he loved her'
'her erstwhile writing'
'she was a dancer once'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Once

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adverb
1. 
one time; on one occasion or in one case
2. 
at some past time; formerly
I could speak French once
3. 
by one step or degree (of relationship)
a cousin once removed
4. (in conditional clauses, negatives, etc)
ever; at all
if you once forget it
5. 
multiplied by one
6.  once and away
7.  once and for all
8.  once in a while
9.  once or twice
10.  once upon a time
conjunction
11. (subordinating)
as soon as; if ever or whenever
once you begin, you'll enjoy it
noun
12. 
one occasion or case
you may do it, this once
13.  all at once
14.  at once
15.  for once

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Once

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adverb
1. 
one time; one time only
to eat once a day
2. 
at any time; at all; ever
she'll succeed if once given a chance
3. 
at some time in the past; formerly
a once famous man
4. 
by one degree or grade
a cousin once removed
conjunction
5. 
as soon as; if ever; whenever
once he has made his point, he will be quiet
adjective
6. 
former; quondam
noun
7. 
one time
go this once

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Once

see synonyms of once
adv.
1. One time only: once a day.
2. At one time in the past; formerly.
3. At any time; ever: Once known, his face is never forgotten.
4. By one degree of relationship: my first cousin once removed.
n.
A single occurrence; one time: Once will have to do. You can go just this once.
conj.
As soon as; if ever; when: Once he goes, we can clean up.
adj.
Having been formerly; former: the once capital of the nation.

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