sole: Meaning and Definition of
- being the only one; only: the sole living relative.
- being the only one of the kind; unique; unsurpassed; matchless: the sole brilliance of the gem.
- belonging or pertaining to one individual or group to the exclusion of all others; exclusive: the sole right to the estate.
- functioning automatically or with independent power: the sole authority.
- without company or companions; lonely: the sole splendor of her life.
— n., v., soled, sol•ing.
- the bottom or under surface of the foot.
- the corresponding under part of a shoe, boot, or the like, or this part exclusive of the heel.
- the bottom, under surface, or lower part of anything.
- the underside of a plane.
- the part of the head of the club that touches the ground.
- to furnish with a sole, as a shoe.
- to place the sole of (a club) on the ground, as in preparation for a stroke.
— pl. sole, soles.
- a European flatfish, Solea solea, used for food.
- any other flatfish of the families Soleidae and Cynoglossidae, having a hooklike snout.
- sole (Thesaurus)