One vs Tone - What's the difference?

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As pronouns the difference between one and tone

is that one is (impersonal pronoun)  one thing (among a group of others); one member of a group while tone is the one (of two).

As nouns the difference between one and tone

is that one is (mathematics) the neutral element with respect to multiplication in a while tone is (music) a specific pitch.

As verbs the difference between one and tone

is that one is (obsolete|transitive) to cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite while tone is to give a particular tone to.

As a numeral one

is (cardinal) a numerical value equal to ; the first number in the set of natural numbers (especially in number theory); the cardinality of the smallest nonempty set ordinal: first.

As a adjective one

is of a period of time, being particular; as, one morning, one year.

one

English

Alternative forms

* (l), (l) (both obsolete) * Arabic numeral: (see for numerical forms in other scripts) * Roman numeral: I

Numeral

(head)
  • (cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the first number in the set of natural numbers (especially in number theory); the cardinality of the smallest nonempty set. Ordinal: first.
  • There is only one Earth.
    In many cultures, a baby turns one year old a year after its birth.
    One''' person, '''one vote.
  • *
  • Venters began to count them—one —two—three—four—on up to sixteen.
  • The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first'' or ''number one .
  • Synonyms

    *

    See also

    *

    Pronoun

    (English Pronouns (possessive'' ''', ''plural'' ' ones )
  • (lb) One thing (among a group of others); one member of a group.
  • :
  • The first mentioned of two things or people, as opposed to the other.
  • :
  • *1699 , , Heads designed for an essay on conversations
  • *:Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.
  • (lb) Any person (applying to people in general).
  • :
  • *
  • *:It was not far from the house; but the ground sank into a depression there, and the ridge of it behind shut out everything except just the roof of the tallest hayrick. As one sat on the sward behind the elm, with the back turned on the rick and nothing in front but the tall elms and the oaks in the other hedge, it was quite easy to fancy it the verge of the prairie with the backwoods close by.
  • *, title=The Mirror and the Lamp
  • , chapter=2 citation , passage=She was a fat, round little woman, richly apparelled in velvet and lace,
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=5 citation , passage=‘It's rather like a beautiful Inverness cloak one' has inherited. Much too good to hide away, so ' one wears it instead of an overcoat and pretends it's an amusing new fashion.’}}
  • *
  • *:With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one' only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow ' one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-09-06, author=(Philip Hoare)
  • , volume=189, issue=13, page=48, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= If we're all Martians, who are the aliens? , passage=One has to admire the sheer optimism of modern science: I love the fact that there is such a discipline as astrobiology, whose practitioners' task is to imagine what life might be like on other planets. Yet here on the home planet we have profoundly strange aliens of our own.}}
  • (lb) Any person, entity or thing.
  • :
  • Synonyms

    * (unidentified person) you, they in nominative personal case.

    Derived terms

    * oneness * oneself

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a .
  • The digit or figure 1.
  • (US) A one-dollar bill.
  • (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
  • A joke or amusing anecdote.
  • * Did you hear the one about the agnostic dyslexic insomniac?
  • (colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.
  • * I knew as soon I met him that John was the one for me and we were married within a month.
  • * That car's the one — I'll buy it.
  • * 1995 , (Bryan Adams),
  • When you love a woman then tell her
    that she's really wanted
    When you love a woman then tell her that she's the one
    'cause she needs somebody to tell her
    that it's gonna last forever
  • (Internet slang, leet, sarcastic) Used instead of to amplify an exclamation, imitating unskilled users who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points.
  • A: SUM1 Hl3p ME im alwyz L0ziN!!?!
    B: y d0nt u just g0 away l0zer!!1!!one'''!!'''one !!eleven!!1!
  • * 2003' September 26, "DEAL WITH IT!!!!11'''one !!", in alt.games.video.nintendo.gamecube, ''Usenet
  • * 2004' November 9, "AWK sound recorder!!!11!!11'''one ", in comp.lang.awk, ''Usenet
  • * 2007' December 1, "STANFORD!!1!!1!'''one'''!11!!1'''oneone !1!1!", in rec.sport.football.college, ''Usenet
  • Synonyms

    * unity * single * , eleven

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of a period of time, being particular; as, one morning, one year.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=One morning I had been driven to the precarious refuge afforded by the steps of the inn, after rejecting offers from the Celebrity to join him in a variety of amusements. But even here I was not free from interruption, for he was seated on a horse-block below me, playing with a fox terrier.}}
  • Being a single, unspecified thing; a; any.
  • Sole, only.
  • Whole, entire.
  • In agreement.
  • The same.
  • Being a preeminent example.
  • Being an unknown person with the specified name.
  • Derived terms

    * all one * one and only * one-on-one * one or two * one-two * one-up * the one

    Verb

    (on)
  • (obsolete) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite.
  • * Chaucer
  • The rich folk that embraced and oned all their heart to treasure of the world.

    Statistics

    *

    tone

    English

    (wikipedia tone)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) ton, from (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (music) A specific pitch.
  • (music) (in the diatonic scale ) An interval of a major second.
  • (music) (in a Gregorian chant ) A recitational melody.
  • The character of a sound, especially the timbre of an instrument or voice.
  • General character, mood, or trend.
  • Her rousing speech gave an upbeat tone to the rest of the evening.
  • (linguistics) The pitch of a word that distinguishes a difference in meaning, for example in Chinese.
  • (dated) A whining style of speaking; a kind of mournful or artificial strain of voice; an affected speaking with a measured rhythm and a regular rise and fall of the voice.
  • Children often read with a tone .
  • (literature) The manner in which speech or writing is expressed.
  • * W. C. Bryant
  • Their tone was dissatisfied, almost menacing.
  • (obsolete) State of mind; temper; mood.
  • * Bolingbroke
  • The strange situation I am in and the melancholy state of public affairs, from a philosophical tone or temper, to the drudgery of private and public business.
  • The shade or quality of a colour.
  • The favourable effect of a picture produced by the combination of light and shade, or of colours.
  • This picture has tone .
  • The definition and firmness of a muscle or organ. see also: tonus
  • (biology) The state of a living body or of any of its organs or parts in which the functions are healthy and performed with due vigor.
  • (biology) Normal tension or responsiveness to stimuli.
  • Synonyms
    * (an interval of a major second ): whole tone
    Derived terms
    * dial tone * halftone * muscle tone * semitone * tonebar, tone bar * tone of voice

    Verb

    (ton)
  • to give a particular tone to
  • to change the colour of
  • to make (something) firmer
  • to harmonize, especially in colour
  • To utter with an affected tone.
  • Synonyms
    * (give a particular tone to) * (change the colour of) color/colour, dye, paint, tint * (make firmer) firm, firm up, tone up * (harmonize) harmonise/harmonize * (utter with an affected tone)
    Derived terms
    * toned * tone down * toner * tone up * tony, toney (affected tone)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) tone, ton, toon, from the incorrect division of ; see also (l).

    Pronoun

    (English Pronouns)
  • The one (of two).
  • *, Bk.X, Ch.lxiij:
  • *:So wythin the thirde day, there cam to the cité thes two brethirne: the tone hyght Sir Helyus and the other hyght Helake
  • Statistics

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    Anagrams

    * Eton * note ----