Definition of unique


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • unique is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • unique is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 18 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of unique

  • radically distinctive and without equal (adjective)

    Examples

    1. Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint

    Synonyms

    1. alone
    2. unequaled
    3. unequalled
    4. unparalleled

  • the single one of its kind (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting
    2. a unique copy of an ancient manuscript
    3. certain types of problems have unique solutions

    Synonyms

    1. singular

  • (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a species unique to Australia

  • highly unusual or rare but not the single instance (adjective)

    Examples

    1. spoke with a unique accent
    2. had unique ability in raising funds
    3. a frankness unique in literature
    4. a unique dining experience

See definition of unique in Merriam Webster