singly

[ sing-glee ]
/ ˈsɪŋ gli /

adverb

apart from others; separately.
one at a time; as single units.
singlehanded; alone.

Origin of singly

First recorded in 1250–1300, singly is from the Middle English word senglely. See single, -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for singly

singly

/ (ˈsɪŋɡlɪ) /

adverb

one at a time; one by one
apart from others; separately; alone
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Word Origin and History for singly

singly


adv.

c.1300, from single (adj.) + -ly (2).

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