August 18, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
sole /ˈsoʊl/ adjective
sole
/ˈsoʊl/
adjective
The boy is the sole person in the theater.
The boy is the sole person in the theater.
Learner's definition of SOLE

always used before a noun

1 : only or single

  • He became the sole heir to the property.

  • the sole owner

  • The sole aim/objective/purpose of the program is to help the poor.

2 : belonging only to the person or group specified

  • She has the sole authority to hire new staff members. [=only she can hire new staff members]

  • He has sole jurisdiction of the area.

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