At one
At one At one" [OE. at on, atone, atoon, attone.] 1. In concord or friendship; in agreement (with each other); as, to be, bring, make, or set, at one, i. e., to be or bring in or to a state of agreement or reconciliation. [1913 Webster]

If gentil men, or othere of hir contree Were wrothe, she wolde bringen hem atoon. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. Of the same opinion; agreed; as, on these points we are at one. [1913 Webster]

3. Together. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • At one — At At, prep. [AS. [ae]t; akin to OHG. az, Goth., OS., & Icel. at, Sw. [*a]t, Dan. & L. ad.] Primarily, this word expresses the relations of presence, nearness in place or time, or direction toward; as, at the ninth hour; at the house; to aim at a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • At one — One One, n. 1. A single unit; as, one is the base of all numbers. [1913 Webster] 2. A symbol representing a unit, as 1, or i. [1913 Webster] 3. A single person or thing. The shining ones. Bunyan. Hence, with your little ones. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at one — {adj. phr.} 1. In union or harmony; in agreement or sympathy. Not usually used informally. * /He felt at one with all the poets who have sung of love./ 2. Of the same opinion, in agreement. * /Husband and wife were at one on everything but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one — {adj. phr.} 1. In union or harmony; in agreement or sympathy. Not usually used informally. * /He felt at one with all the poets who have sung of love./ 2. Of the same opinion, in agreement. * /Husband and wife were at one on everything but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one — phrasal at harmony ; in a state of agreement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • at one's leisure — See: AT LEISURE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's leisure — See: AT LEISURE(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's best — {prep. phr.} In best form; displaying one s best qualities. * /Tim is at his best when he has had a long swim before a ballgame./ * /Jane rested before the important meeting because she wanted to be at her best./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one's best — {prep. phr.} In best form; displaying one s best qualities. * /Tim is at his best when he has had a long swim before a ballgame./ * /Jane rested before the important meeting because she wanted to be at her best./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at one fell swoop — See: IN ONE FELL SWOOP …   Dictionary of American idioms

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