at one


    Definition of at one in English Dictionary

  • PrepositionSUF-one
    1. (often with with) In harmony or unity.
      1. She felt perfectly at one with nature.
    2. (often with with) In agreement, unanimous, of the same opinion.
      1. (archaic) Into a state of harmony, friendship or reconciliation.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The mallet is made of a hard heavy wood resembling ebony, is about twelve inches in length, and perhaps two in breadth, with a rounded handle at one end  [ …] .
          • Four equally spaced bolt holes on a bolt circle can be dimensioned at one hole with the notation (TYP) following it.
          • We all looked at one 'nother, 'n' I thought for a second somebody 'd laugh, but nobody dassed, 'n' there warn'ta sound in the room 's Aunt Beccy sot down agin' without movin' a muscle in her face.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • At one time, I could walk ten miles in a day, but I can't any longer.
          • At one extreme, the two plots in Malaysia are in tall, evergreen forest; have no regular dry season; and include over 800 tree and treelet species each.
          • At one point, James took to social media to post semicryptic messages about the importance of fitting in.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • A common convention in computing is to have indices beginning at zero, whereas in mathematics indices usually begin at one.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Phrases
          • Prepositional phrases
          • Prepositions
            • Prepositional phrases
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          1. en at one time
          2. en at one stroke
          3. en at one's fingertips
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          Meaning of at one for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this idiom "at one" is a phrase, more specifically, a prepositional phrase. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a prepositional phrase.
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