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English definition of “single”

single

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɪŋɡl/
UK TRANSPORT a ticket for a journey to a place, but not back again: single to somewhere A single to London, please. → Compare return noun
US MONEY a piece of paper money worth one dollar
(Definition of single noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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