UK [ˈsɪŋɡlɪ] / US adverb

People were wandering about singly and in pairs.

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  • Singly — Sin gly, adv. 1. Individually; particularly; severally; as, to make men singly and personally good. [1913 Webster] 2. Only; by one s self; alone. [1913 Webster] Look thee, t is so! Thou singly honest man. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Without partners …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singly — Escudo …   Wikipedia Español

  • singly — index only, respectively, retail Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • singly — c.1300, from SINGLE (Cf. single) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • singly — [adv] individually apart, independently, one at a time, one by one, particularly, respectively, separately, severally; concept 577 Ant. together …   New thesaurus

  • singly — [siŋ′glē] adv. 1. as a single, separate person or thing; alone 2. individually and in sequence; one by one 3. single handed; unaided …   English World dictionary

  • Singly — 49° 38′ 34″ N 4° 42′ 05″ E / 49.6428, 4.7014 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • singly — [[t]sɪ̱ŋgli[/t]] ADV: ADV with v If people do something singly, they each do it on their own, or do it one by one. They marched out singly or in pairs... Patients went singly into the consulting room. Syn: one by one …   English dictionary

  • Singly — Infobox Commune de France nomcommune=Singly région=Champagne Ardenne département=Ardennes arrondissement=Charleville Mézières canton=Omont insee=08422 cp=08430 maire=Jean Luc Pêtre mandat=2001 2008 intercomm=Crêtes Préardennaises… …   Wikipedia

  • singly — adverb a) In a single or unaccompanied manner; without a companion. to make men singly and personally good b) Individually; particularly; severally to attack another singly …   Wiktionary

  • singly — adverb 1. one by one; one at a time (Freq. 1) they were arranged singly • Ant: ↑multiply • Derived from adjective: ↑single 2. apart from others taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square …   Useful english dictionary

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