sole

Part of speech: adverb

Solely.

Part of speech: verb

To furnish with a sole; resole, as a shoe.

Part of speech: adjective

Single; only; absolute.

Part of speech: noun

The bottom of the foot or of a shoe, boot, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A flatfish; flounder; highly esteemed as food.

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Usage examples "sole":

  1. The fate of the prisoner was the sole thing discussed. - "The Queen Against Owen", Allen Upward.
  2. It is five years since my father died and left me sole heir to his estate. - "In Her Own Right", John Reed Scott.
  3. No doubt to have value a commodity must be useful, but it is the difficulty of its production that is the sole measure of its value. - "Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823", David Ricardo.