singly / singularly

singly / singularly
   Singly means "one by one": The fire drill required everyone to leave the building quietly and singly.
   Singularly means "extraordinarily, in an outstanding manner": He singularly fought the rebels off one by one.

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  • singly / singularly —    Singly means one by one : The fire drill required everyone to leave the building quietly and singly.    Singularly means extraordinarily, in an outstanding manner : He singularly fought the rebels off one by one …   Confused words

  • Singly — Sin gly, adv. 1. Individually; particularly; severally; as, to make men singly and personally good. [1913 Webster] 2. Only; by one s self; alone. [1913 Webster] Look thee, t is so! Thou singly honest man. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Without partners …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • singularly — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, acutely, alone, amazingly, amply, apart, astonishingly, awesomely, by itself, characteristically, conspicuously, copiously, distinctively, eerily, eminently, emphatically, exceptionally, exquisitely,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • singly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. alone, by itself, by oneself, separately, only, solely, one by one, privately, individually, singularly, once. Ant. together*, in groups, in a crowd. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb 1. Without the presence or aid of… …   English dictionary for students

  • apart — Synonyms and related words: a huis clos, adrift, alien, alienated, all to pieces, alone, aloof, apart from, aside, aside from, asunder, at a distance, away, away from, behind closed doors, besides, bipartite, by itself, by two, companionless,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • especially — Synonyms and related words: a fortiori, above all, all the more, chiefly, concretely, conspicuously, definitely, distinctively, distinctly, dominantly, eminently, even, ever so, exactly, exceptionally, expressly, extraordinarily, first, first of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • individually — Synonyms and related words: alone, apart, by itself, in person, in propria persona, in the flesh, in the singular, independently, once, one by one, particularly, per se, personally, privately, separately, severally, single handedly, singly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • once — Synonyms and related words: alone, already, ancient, anytime, anyway, anywise, apart, at a stroke, at all, at any time, at intervals, at once, at one time, at times, at whatever time, before, by itself, bygone, conclusively, decidedly, definitely …   Moby Thesaurus

  • one by one — Synonyms and related words: adrift, alone, apart, apart from, apiece, aside from, asunder, away from, by itself, each, each to each, in the abstract, in the singular, in twain, in two, independently, individually, once, particularly, per annum,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • particularly — Synonyms and related words: a fortiori, above all, abundantly, acutely, all the more, alone, amazingly, amply, apart, astonishingly, at length, awesomely, by itself, chiefly, completely, concretely, conscientiously, conspicuously, copiously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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