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Definition 1: right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European - [noun denoting animal]

(sole is a kind of ...) any fish used for food by human beings

(sole is a kind of ...) any of several families of fishes having flattened bodies that swim along the sea floor on one side of the body with both eyes on the upper side

(... is a kind of sole ) highly valued as food

(... is a kind of sole ) small European sole

(... is a kind of sole ) popular pale brown food flatfish of the Pacific coast of North America

(... is a kind of sole ) a common flatfish of the Pacific coast of North America

(... is a kind of sole ) useless as food; in coastal streams from Maine to Texas and Panama

(sole is a part of ...) lean flesh of any of several flatfish

(... is a member of sole) soles

Definition 2: the underside of footwear or a golf club - [noun denoting artifact]

(sole is a kind of ...) the lower side of anything

(... is a kind of sole ) shoe sole extending from the shank to the toe

(... is a kind of sole ) the inner sole of a shoe or boot where the foot rests

(... is a kind of sole ) the outer sole of a shoe or boot that is the bottom of the shoe and makes contact with the ground

(sole is a part of ...) the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

(... is part of sole) covering for a person's feet

(... is part of sole) (golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball

Definition 3: the underside of the foot - [noun denoting body]

(sole is a kind of ...) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

"in the abdominal region"

(sole is a part of ...) a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass

"the ball at the base of the thumb" "he stood on the balls of his feet"

(... is part of sole) the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

"his bare feet projected from his trousers" "armored from head to foot"

Definition 4: lean flesh of any of several flatfish - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for sole in the sense of this definition

(sole is a kind of ...) sweet lean whitish flesh of any of numerous thin-bodied fish; usually served as thin fillets

(... is a kind of sole ) greyish-white flesh of a flatfish

(... is a kind of sole ) highly valued almost pure white flesh

(... is part of sole) right-eyed flatfish; many are valued as food; most common in warm seas especially European

Definition 5: put a new sole on - [verb of change]

Samples where sole or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sole the shoes

Synonyms for sole in the sense of this definition

(sole is a kind of ...) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

"She repaired her TV set" "Repair my shoes please"

Definition 6: being the only one; single and isolated from others - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sole or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the lone doctor in the entire county
  • a lonesome pine
  • an only child
  • the sole heir
  • the sole example
  • a solitary instance of cowardice
  • a solitary speck in the sky

Synonyms for sole in the sense of this definition

(sole is similar to ...) existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual

"upon the hill stood a single tower" "had but a single thought which was to escape" "a single survivor" "a single serving" "a single lens" "a single thickness"

Definition 7: not divided or shared with others - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sole or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they have exclusive use of the machine
  • sole rights of publication

Synonyms for sole in the sense of this definition

(sole is similar to ...) not shared

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