What does Unique mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alone(p), unique, unequaled, unequalled, unparalleledadjective

    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"

  2. unique(p)adjective

    (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality

    "a species unique to Australia"

  3. singular, uniqueadjective

    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"

  4. uniqueadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. uniqueadjective

    Being the only one of its kind; unequaled, unparalleled or unmatched.

  2. uniqueadjective

    Of a feature, such that only one holder has it.

  3. uniqueadjective

    (disputed) Of a rare quality.

  4. uniqueadjective

    (disputed) Unusual.

  5. Etymology: From unique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uniqueadjective

    being without a like or equal; unmatched; unequaled; unparalleled; single in kind or excellence; sole

  2. Uniquenoun

    a thing without a like; something unequaled or unparalleled

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unique

    ū-nēk′, adj. single or alone in any quality: without a like or equal.—adv. Unique′ly.—ns. Unique′ness; Uniq′uity. [Fr.,—L. unicusunus.]

Editors Contribution

  1. uniquenoun

    Not like any other, it's different in its own way, not similar to any other other.

    She is very unique in her character.


    Submitted by mutukuroselyne4 on May 10, 2022  

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Entomology

  1. Unique

    one only: unlike any other.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Unique' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2325

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Unique' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4486

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Unique' in Adjectives Frequency: #311

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Unique in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Unique in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Unique in a Sentence

  1. Paulette Jordan:

    I'm connected to the land, i come from that legacy of a love affair with the air and wildlife. That legacy is unique and a deep part of this state.

  2. Conrad Vernon:

    Greg and I have always been a fan of the Addams Family in past versions, so when we set out to make this movie, we were excited to do something new, with that in mind, I drew from the brilliantly original Charles Addams New Yorker cartoons for the look of the film and decided to tell the story of how Gomez and Morticia meet, find their house and start their family. This unique approach is what drew me in to direct the film. The reimagining also extends to the stellar cast we’ve put together who will each bring their own spin to our film that will appeal to longtime fans of the Addams and introduce them to a new generation.

  3. Joe Bidens:

    I didn't consult with anybody but me in that decision because I was sitting on the way down finalizing the plan, and what hit me was we're in a situation where when the assault was going on in Georgia, what's going on in Alabama, Missouri, it's just outrageous, and, look, I made a commitment that I would not ever attempt to impose my religious views on anyone else in terms of how it relates to this most unique question in all of humanity : When does the human life begin ? When does that occur ?

  4. Bryce Evans:

    To the hacking community, who engage in discussions on the dark web and who, no doubt, have information that could assist this investigation, Toronto Police’re appealing to you to do the right thing, this is a unique situation that has caused enormous social and economic fallout.

  5. Alex Starns:

    I think Naadam is a perfect example of something that's truly unique to Mongolia and it's a showcase of Mongolian culture and heritage, we use the Google Street View as a way for people around the world to understand that.

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