What does unique mean?

Definitions for unique
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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.

    Etymology: From unique.

  2. uniqueadjective

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

    Etymology: From unique.

  3. uniqueadjective

    (disputed) Of a rare quality.

    Etymology: From unique.

  4. uniqueadjective

    (disputed) Unusual.

    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.]

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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. Bill Norris:

    Over 35 years I had a unique relationship with the players. They were all like my children. And when they misbehaved, I would call them on it, that guy who has faked an injury, after the match he will have to face his peers in the locker room. He will have to face me. And they did n’t like that.

  2. Alex Wiley:

    We cater to the guys that want something that’s so unique that nobody else is going to have it.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    Life is precious and you are unique so never forget to remind yourself every day.

  4. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique and gloriously repetitive stucco ornaments and special architectural style left me no choice but to stare at the ceiling and try to photograph it as best as I can, i stood exactly in the middle of the music hall and took the photo from above my head with a wide-angle lens.

  5. David Guetta:

    This morning I started a very special remix that is a song about New York City to open the show, i think it's going to be very special. I'm really trying to make the show unique. Even my hits like' I Got A Feeling,'' Sexy Chick,'' Titanium,' I'm trying to make versions that people can not hear when they listen to the radio.

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