alone(p), unique, unequaled, unequalled, unparalleled(adj)
radically distinctive and without equal
"he is alone in the field of microbiology"; "this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem"; "Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint"; "craftsmen whose skill is unequaled"; "unparalleled athletic ability"; "a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history"
(followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
"a species unique to Australia"
the single one of its kind
"a singular example"; "the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting"; "a unique copy of an ancient manuscript"; "certain types of problems have unique solutions"
highly unusual or rare but not the single instance
"spoke with a unique accent"; "had unique ability in raising funds"; "a frankness unique in literature"; "a unique dining experience"
Being the only one of its kind; unequaled, unparalleled or unmatched.
Of a feature, such that only one holder has it.
(disputed) Of a rare quality.
Origin: From unique.
being without a like or equal; unmatched; unequaled; unparalleled; single in kind or excellence; sole
a thing without a like; something unequaled or unparalleled
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ū-nēk′, adj. single or alone in any quality: without a like or equal.—adv. Unique′ly.—ns. Unique′ness; Uniq′uity. [Fr.,—L. unicus—unus.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unique' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2325
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unique' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4486
Rank popularity for the word 'unique' in Adjectives Frequency: #311
The numerical value of unique in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of unique in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What it takes to be unique, is just to realize that you are one & only i.e. you are a unique creation. So, be & remain unique.
So what makes the F-35 so unique and so effective is its stealth capabilities, and that’s just one of the things that makes the F-35 unique.
You are one of a kind i.e. you're absolutely unique. So, dare to be/remain unique in whatever you are doing presently and whatever you will do subsequently.
Exploring an abandoned building is something different. The Sathorn Unique Tower, being the tallest abandonment in the world makes The Sathorn Unique Tower even more remarkable.
If a planet was discovered every second in the game by players then it would take 584 billion years to discover them all, everyone is on their own unique planet and from there, they start their own unique journey ... (18 quintillion planets) is a huge number.
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Translations for unique
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- وحيد, فذ, فريدArabic
- únicCatalan, Valencian
- unikátní, jedinečnýCzech
- unikal, einzigartigGerman
- único, únicaSpanish
- àraidh, air lethScottish Gaelic
- ունիկալ, եզակիArmenian
- unica, unicoItalian
- ユニーク, 唯一無二, 唯一Japanese
- ahurei, tūhāhāMāori
- unikalny, unikatowy, unikalna, niepowtarzalny, unikalne, wyjątkowyPolish
- única, únicoPortuguese
- исключительный, уникальный, единственныйRussian
- özgün, eşsiz, benzersizTurkish
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