Definition of Sole

1. Noun. The underside of footwear or a golf club.

Group relationships: Footgear, Footwear, Club Head, Club-head, Clubhead, Golf-club Head
Specialized synonyms: Half Sole, Innersole, Insole, Outsole
Terms within: Shank, Waist
Generic synonyms: Bottom, Underside, Undersurface



2. Verb. Put a new sole on. "Sole the shoes"
Exact synonyms: Resole
Generic synonyms: Bushel, Doctor, Fix, Furbish Up, Mend, Repair, Restore, Touch On

3. Adjective. Not divided or shared with others. "Sole rights of publication"
Exact synonyms: Exclusive
Similar to: Unshared
Derivative terms: Exclude

4. Noun. Lean flesh of any of several flatfish.
Exact synonyms: Fillet Of Sole
Generic synonyms: Flatfish
Specialized synonyms: Gray Sole, Grey Sole, English Sole, Lemon Sole

5. Adjective. Being the only one; single and isolated from others. "A solitary speck in the sky"
Exact synonyms: Lone, Lonesome, Only, Solitary
Similar to: Single
Derivative terms: Lonesomeness

6. Noun. The underside of the foot.
Generic synonyms: Area, Region
Group relationships: Foot, Human Foot, Pes
Terms within: Ball

7. Noun. Right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European.

Definition of Sole

1. n. Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus Solea and allied genera of the family Soleidæ, especially the common European species (Solea vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish.

2. n. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself.

3. v. t. To furnish with a sole; as, to sole a shoe.

4. a. Being or acting without another; single; individual; only.

Definition of Sole

1. Noun. (dialectal or obsolete) A wooden band or yoke put around the neck of an ox or cow in the stall. ¹

2. Noun. (dialectal Northern England) A pond or pool; a dirty pond of standing water. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive UK dialectal) To pull by the ears; to pull about; haul; lug. ¹

4. Adjective. only ¹

5. Adjective. (legal) unmarried (especially of a woman); widowed. ¹

6. Noun. The bottom or plantar surface of the foot. ¹

7. Noun. The bottom of a shoe or boot. ¹

8. Noun. Solea solea, a flatfish of the family ''Soleidae''. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) to put a sole on (a shoe or boot) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sole

1. to furnish with a sole (the bottom surface of a shoe or boot) [v SOLED, SOLING, SOLES]

Medical Definition of Sole

1. 1. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself. "The dove found no rest for the sole of her foot." (Gen. Viii. 9) "Hast wandered through the world now long a day, yet ceasest not thy weary soles to lead." (Spenser) 2. The bottom of a shoe or boot, or the piece of leather which constitutes the bottom. "The "caliga" was a military shoe, with a very thick sole, tied above the instep." (Arbuthnot) 3. The bottom or lower part of anything, or that on which anything rests in standing. Specifially: The seat or bottom of a mine; applied to horizontal veins or lodes. Sole leather, thick, strong, used for making the soles of boots and shoes, and for other purposes. Origin: AS. Sole, fr. L. Soolea (or rather an assumed L. Sola), akin to solumround, soil, sole of the foot. Cf. Exile, Saloon, Soil earth, Sole the fish. Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus Solea and allied genera of the family Soleidae, especially the common European species (Solea vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish. Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole (Lepidopsetta bilineata), the long-finned sole (Glyptocephalus zachirus), and other species. Lemon, or French, sole, the megrim. Origin: F. Sole, L. Solea; so named from its flat shape. See Sole of the foot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sole

soldiering
soldierings
soldierless
soldierlike
soldierliness
soldierly
soldiers
soldiers of fortune
soldiership
soldierships
soldierwood
soldiery
soldo
soldout
solds
sole (current term)
sole(a)
sole-plate ending
sole-trader
sole custody
sole mark
sole nuclei
sole of foot
sole proprietor
sole proprietors
sole proprietorship
sole proprietorships
sole reflex
sole survivor
sole survivors

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