Definitions For Only


  • Exclusive of anyone or anything else
  • Being the only one; single and isolated from others


  • And nothing more
  • Without any others being included or involved
  • With nevertheless the final result
  • In the final outcome
  • As recently as
  • Except that
  • Never except when


  • No more than
  • Nothing other than
  • Excluding all others : nobody or nothing except

Is Only a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Only is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Only in a Sentence

  • The only way to really appreciate the beauty of the forest is to walk through it
  • That is the only possible right answer
  • She had been there only twice in her life.
  • There are only two more weeks until summer vacation.
  • It's only a matter of time before someone gets hurt.
  • I'd love to sing along, only I don't know the words.
  • They did have a radio, only it was broken.
  • We wanted to buy that painting, only it was far too expensive.

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