Definition of One-to-one

1. Adjective. Used of relations such that each member of one set is associated with one member of a second set.

Similar to: Matched



Definition of One-to-one

1. Noun. A personal relationship between two people. ¹

2. Adjective. Matching each member of one set with a member of another set. ¹

3. Adjective. (chiefly UK) Involving direct communication between two people. (non-gloss definition Used especially to refer to situations in which one person is teaching one other person.) ¹

4. Adjective. (mathematics of a function) Injective, being an injection: having the property that no two elements of the domain are mapped to the same image. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of One-to-one

one-sidedness
one-sidely
one-sixth
one-sixtieth
one-size-fits-all
one-start
one-step
one-step procedure
one-stop
one-stop shop
one-tenth
one-third
one-thousandth
one-time
one-time pad
one-to-one (current term)
one-track
one-track mind
one-trick pony
one-trillionth
one-two
one-two-three
one-two punch
one-two punches
one-twos
one-up
one-up-one-down
one-up-one-downs
one-uped
one-upmanship

Literary usage of One-to-one

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"... minable on that line cannot be distinguished from one another by being put into one-to-one correspondence with any system of ' assignable quantities. ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1897)
"I assume the previously proved proposition that of any two collections there is one which can be placed in one-to-one correspondence with a part or the ..."

3. Niles' Weekly Register edited by Hezekiah Niles, Jeremiah Hughes, George Beatty (1835)
"But this is only one to one.' The branch bank of the United States at Washington has commenced the operation of winding up its ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1887)
"They are from six to eighteen inches long and from three to five inches wide; three that are eight to ten inches long and one to one and one-half wide. ..."

5. Collections of the Maine Historical Society by Maine Historical Society (1876)
"In 1851, number of deaths, twelve adults and five children, total seventeen, being one to one hundred and nine, average age thirty-two years. ..."

6. Lectures on the Elements of Political Economy by Thomas Cooper (1826)
"Marriages were as one to one hundred and ... they are now as one to one hundred and thirty-five. The fecundity of marriages continues the same, viz, ..."

7. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1887)
"They are from six to eighteen inches long anil from three to five inches wide; three that are eight to ten inches long and one to one ant! one-half wide. ..."

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