selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"
a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
size of printing type allowing twelve letters to the inch, also called twelve pitch.
and nothing more; "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child"; "hopes that last but a moment"
without any others being included or involved; "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"
with nevertheless the final result; "He arrived only to find his wife dead"; "We won only to lose again in the next round"
in the final outcome; "These news will only make you more upset"
as recently as; "I spoke to him only an hour ago"
except that; "It was the same story; only this time she came out better"
never except when; "call me only if your cold gets worse"
exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car and this car o
lean flesh of any of several flatfish
not divided or shared with others; "they have exclusive use of the machine"; "sole rights of publication"
being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky"
put a new sole on; "sole the shoes"
right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European