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Origin of sole1
OTHER WORDS FROM solesoleness, noun
Definition for sole (2 of 3)
- the underside of a plane.
verb (used with object), soled, sol·ing.
Origin of sole2
OTHER WORDS FROM solesoleless, 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
Example sentences from the Web for sole
Thursday night’s winner moves at least temporarily into sole possession of first place, with the Rams set to play Monday night at Tampa.Kyler Murray runs out of miracles as Seahawks hang on to take over first place in NFC West|Mark Maske|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
This spring, when the coronavirus pandemic shut down the factory where his father worked, Ramos became the household’s sole breadwinner for a few months, working at a plant that packages meat.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Then, without warning, she was put in a position where she had to take care of her grandkids as the sole caregiver.‘What we’ve seen since covid has been a precipitous increase in need,’ says Feeding America CEO|KK Ottesen|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Leaders in the Clear Creek district, which serves 42,000 students, named him as the sole finalist for the position on Monday.Loudoun County Schools Superintendent Williams will leave job for Texas position|Hannah Natanson|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Brannon says Tesla isn’t AAA’s sole concern, citing names like Volvo’s PilotAssist and Daimler’s DrivePilot as also potentially confusing.What’s in a name? For Tesla’s Full Self Driving, it may be danger|dzanemorris|November 8, 2020|Fortune
His shirt was torn, one of his worn sneakers was more like a rubber-soled barge—the SS Nike.
There were Chinese beauties stepping gingerly in their red-soled Louboutin heels.The East Is Red: Diane von Furstenberg's High-Fashion China Bash|Melinda Liu|April 1, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Half-boots of leather, thickly soled, as if chosen in anticipation of a long journey, covered her small feet.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne
Then the mother gently poked and pushed her little one, persuading her to get up and try her tiny, soft-soled feet.Red Hunters And the Animal People|Charles A. Eastman
Dragging my heavy leaden-soled boots, I pushed through a shapely silver doorway, and a fish darted past me as I entered.Us and the Bottleman|Edith Ballinger Price
He was wearing a pair of brown-cotton trousers, a blue shirt without a tie, and rope-soled slippers.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
He had a thick stick in his hand, and Frobisher saw that he was wearing thick, wooden-soled Chinese boots.A Chinese Command|Harry Collingwood
British Dictionary definitions for sole (1 of 3)
Derived forms of solesoleness, noun
Word Origin for sole
British Dictionary definitions for sole (2 of 3)
- the bottom of a furrow
- the bottom of a plough