1 not divided or shared with others; "they have exclusive use of the machine"; "sole rights of publication" [syn: exclusive, sole(a)]
2 being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky" [syn: lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)]
1 the underside of footwear or a golfclub
2 lean flesh of any of several flatfish [syn: fillet of sole]
3 the underside of the foot
4 right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European v : put a new sole on; "sole the shoes" [syn: resole]
Etymology 1From soul, from solus.
- Czech: jediný
- Dutch: enig
- Finnish: ainoa
- French: unique, seul, seule
- German: einzig
- Italian: unico, unica, solo, sola
- (bottom of the foot): planta (medical term)
bottom of the foot
bottom of a shoe or boot
- to put a sole on (a shoe or boot)
put a sole on (a shoe or boot)
- Dutch: zolen
- Finnish: anturoida
- French: chausser
- German: besohlen
- sole (fish)
Etymology 1sol, solis, sun
- feminine plural of solo
- Plural of sola feminine of solo
The sole (foot) is the bottom of the foot.
Sole may also refer to:
- Sole, in shoemaking, is the bottom supporting member of the shoe
(fish), several species and groups of flatfishes:
- The family of the "true soles" Soleidae, including the common or Dover sole Solea solea, highly esteemed in European cooking.
- American soles in the family Achiridae, sometimes classified among the Soleidae.
- Tongue soles in the family Cynoglossidae.
- Several species of righteye flounder in the family Pleuronectidae, including the lemon sole and the Pacific Dover sole.
- Sole, the bottom, flat part of plane that slides along the workpiece
- Solé, American female rapper and wife of R&B singer Ginuwine
- Sole (artist), a hip-hop emcee and co-founder of the Anticon record label
- Josh Sole, an Italian rugby union player
- Sole proprietorship, a business which legally has no separate existence from its owner
- Corporation sole, in English law, a legal entity consisting of a single person ("sole")
- Sole Technology, an American footwear company specializing in skateboarding shoes
- The "Sole Creator" is a reference to God.
- Sõle Street, a street in Põhja-Tallinn, Tallinn, Estonia.
- Sole Bank, sand bank in the Atlantic Ocean near Cornwall; the shipping forecast area Sole is named after it.
sole in German: Sohle
sole in Spanish: Suela
sole in Esperanto: Plando
sole in French: Sole (homonymie)
sole in Dutch: Zool
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