Definition of Single out

1. Verb. Select from a group. "They single out him to write the letter"; "She was singled out for her outstanding performance"

Generic synonyms: Choose, Pick Out, Select, Take



2. Verb. Treat differently on the basis of sex or race.

Definition of Single out

1. Verb. (transitive) To select one from a group and treat differently ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Single Out

single crystals
single currency
single curve
single dwelling
single entendre
single entendres
single entry
single file
single gene disorder
single immunodiffusion
single lucent skull lesion
single malt
single malt whisky
single mother
single mothers
single out (current term)
single parent
single person
single photon emission computed tomography
single pneumonia
single point of failure
single prop
single quote
single responsibility principle
single room
single rooms
single scull
single shell
single star system
single star systems

Literary usage of Single out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"360 By what strange features Vice hath known To single out and mark her own I Yet some there are whose brows retain Less deeply stamped her brand and stain. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"His cantigas acquired great popularity, and it is sometimes difficult to single out his compositions from the mass of those claimed by the people as their ..."

3. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"... may single out one side of a relation.— Moreover for the purposes of the police power the same transaction may have very different aspects as it ..."

4. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"Police power may single out one side of a relation.— Moreover for the purposes of the police power the same transaction may have very different aspects as ..."

5. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"Police power may single out one side of a relation.— Moreover for the purposes of the police power the same transaction may have very different aspects as ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"To individualize is to single out from the species." So that an individual banker is a person banking alone. People v. Doty, 80 NY 225, 228. ..."

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