Antonyms of adj only

2 senses of only

Sense 1
lone (prenominal), lonesome (prenominal), only (prenominal), sole (prenominal), solitary (prenominal) -- (being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky")

INDIRECT (VIA single) -> multiple -- (having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit")

Sense 2
alone (predicate), only -- (exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car and this car only")

INDIRECT (VIA exclusive) -> inclusive -- (including much or everything; and especially including stated limits; "an inclusive art form"; "an inclusive fee"; "his concept of history is modern and inclusive"; "from Monday to Friday inclusive")

Similarity of adj only

2 senses of only

Sense 1
lone (prenominal), lonesome (prenominal), only (prenominal), sole (prenominal), solitary (prenominal) -- (being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky")
       => single (vs. multiple) -- (existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness")

Sense 2
alone (predicate), only -- (exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car and this car only")
       => exclusive (vs. inclusive) -- (excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group or minority; "exclusive clubs"; "an exclusive restaurants and shops")

Synonyms of adv only

7 senses of only

Sense 1
merely, simply, just, only, but -- (and nothing more; "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child"; "hopes that last but a moment")

Sense 2
entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, only -- (without any others being included or involved; "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him")

Sense 3
only -- (with nevertheless the final result; "He arrived only to find his wife dead"; "We won only to lose again in the next round")

Sense 4
only -- (in the final outcome; "These news will only make you more upset")

Sense 5
only -- (except that; "It was the same story; only this time she came out better")

Sense 6
only, only if, only when -- (never except when; "call me only if your cold gets worse")

Sense 7
only -- (as recently as; "I spoke to him only an hour ago")

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