Origin of sole1
Related formssole·ness, noun
Definition for sole (2 of 3)
- the underside of a plane.
verb (used with object), soled, sol·ing.
Origin of sole2
Related formssole·less, adjective
Definition for sole (3 of 3)
noun, plural (especially collectively) sole, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) soles.
Origin of sole3
Examples from the Web for sole
It stands for the proposition that the biological basis of procreation should also be the sole organizing principle of society.
No wonder criminal-justice reform is no longer the sole concern of balladeers and bleeding hearts.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Well, so much for Obama being the sole culprit for why we think America is on the wrong track.
A moment ago the drawing-room had seemed empty; Mrs. Luke, in her sole person, filled and illuminated it.
He said that Dr. Phil had interviewed an abusive husband, but said that he was not the sole focus of the show.The Mommy Blogger Who Tried to Kill Her Autistic Daughter Talks to Dr. Phil|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was the sole purpose, although I and the rest of us are getting special instruction to keep us occupied.Warning from the Stars|Ron Cocking
And to be sure when a man rises from the dead thus uninvited—your brother was the sole heir of our late master!The Robbers|Friedrich Schiller
Her sole evidence of being alive was her habit of staying in church until the doors were closed and she could stay no longer.The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
What does it matter when the beef is so tough that you might sole your boots with it?
Sometimes one general, luckier or wiser than the rest, appeared the sole governor of the State.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
British Dictionary definitions for sole (1 of 3)
Derived Formssoleness, noun
Word Origin for sole
British Dictionary definitions for sole (2 of 3)
- the bottom of a furrow
- the bottom of a plough