Bedeutung von “only” — Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ˈəʊnli/
Extra Examples
I've only got £30 to last me till the end of the month.She only lived a few days after the accident.I've only read 50 pages so far.She's only thirteen but she's very sensible.I only went for two days, but finished up staying for a week.

A1 not more than a particular size or amount:

It'll only take a few minutes.
She's only fifteen.

A2 not anyone or anything else:

The offer is available to UK residents only.

B1 used to mean that something happened very recently:

She's only just finished writing it.
not only ... (but) also

B2 used to say that one thing is true and another thing is true too, especially a surprising thing:

Not only did he turn up late, he also forgot his books.

(Definition von “only adverb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)