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Definition of "sole" []

  • The underside of the foot. (noun)
  • The underside of a shoe or boot, often excluding the heel. (noun)
  • The part on which something else rests while in a vertical position, especially: (noun)
  • The bottom surface of a plow. (noun)
  • The bottom surface of the head of a golf club. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sole" in a sentence
  • "And all the real and personal estate of said Myra Bradwell shall be liable for the debts of said company, contracted while she is a stockholder therein, and all stock of said company owned by her, and the earnings thereof, shall be her sole and separate property, the same as if she were an unmarried woman; and she shall have the same right to hold any office or offices in said company, or transact any of its business that a _feme sole_ would have."
  • "This week seven readers have offered their satirical definitions for the term sole proprietorship, and now it's time for you to vote for best definition."
  • "Pathetic that in a democracy the one who raises the most money and sells his or her sole is the one seens as the victor."