One One (w[u^]n), indef. pron. Any person, indefinitely; a person or body; as, what one would have well done, one should do one's self. [1913 Webster]

It was well worth one's while. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

Against this sort of condemnation one must steel one's self as one best can. --G. Eliot. [1913 Webster]

Note: One is often used with some, any, no, each, every, such, a, many a, another, the other, etc. It is sometimes joined with another, to denote a reciprocal relation. [1913 Webster]

When any one heareth the word. --Matt. xiii. 19. [1913 Webster]

She knew every one who was any one in the land of Bohemia. --Compton Reade. [1913 Webster]

The Peloponnesians and the Athenians fought against one another. --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster]

The gentry received one another. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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