The-one Definition & Meaning | YourDictionary (2024)


(colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.

I knew as soon I met him that John was the one for me and we were married within a month.

That car's the one — I'll buy it.


Jesus Christ is the One. The savior.

He (Neo) is The One.

They, like me, believe him (Anakin Skywalker) to be the Chosen One.



The person or thing.

Here is the one I want to buy.


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The-one Sentence Examples

  • I'm not all that secretive, but you were the one who kept telling me that if he wanted you to know, he'd tell you.

  • He was head of the house - the one who made final decisions.

  • Alex had been the one who helped her see them as true family, and yet he was having issues accepting his own father.

  • Other than the one time he had lost his temper with her, she had never known him to be anything but gentle.

  • No. But if I were trying to defend my honor, you'd be the one I would choose to take up there.

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