What does one-on-one mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-on-one(adj)

    directly between two individuals

    "one-on-one instruction"

  2. one-on-one, man-to-man(adverb)

    being a system of play in which an individual defensive player guards an individual offensive player

    "one-on-one defense"

  3. one-on-one, person-to-person(adverb)

    (of two persons) in direct encounter

    "preferred to settle the matter one-on-one"; "interviewed her person-to-person"


  1. one-on-one(Noun)

    A contest involving only one player on each side, especially of an activity often involving teams.

  2. one-on-one(Adjective)

    Involving direct communication between two people.

  3. one-on-one(Adjective)

    involving one attacker and one defender


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-on-one in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-on-one in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    I want Ted one-on-one.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    Donald Trump, I'll take you on one-on-one in the debate.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    We try to balance what we do every day, i'm trying to reach as many voters as possible one-on-one.

  4. Leah Oswanski:

    It's great to have the music medicine piece (but) it's even better to do one-on-one work with the patient.

  5. Corey Lewandowski:

    He does one-on-one and two-on-one meetings all the time, we just don't report on it, while everybody else does.

Images & Illustrations of one-on-one

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