a CD that has only one song on it, not a number of songs, or a song which is sold in this way:
Have you heard their latest single?
one run2 in a game of cricket
a hit that allows the person who is hitting the ball to reach first base in a game of baseball
a game, especially in tennis, in which one person plays on their own against another person:
I prefer playing singles.
Who won the women's singles?
➔ doublesat double2 (3)
people who are not married and are not involved in a romantic relationship with anyone:
The show is especially popular among young singles.
a singles night at the club
a ticket for a trip from one place to another but not back again [↪ return]:
A single to Oxford, please.
a piece of paper money worth one dollar:
Anybody have five singles?
a room in a hotel for just one person:
I'm afraid we haven't got any singles available.