Definitions of sole

  1. To furnish with a sole.
  2. To furnish with a sole; resole, as a shoe.
  3. put a new sole on; " sole the shoes"
  4. lean flesh of any of several flatfish
  5. the underside of footwear or a golfclub
  6. the underside of the foot
  7. A fluid mixture of a colloid and a liquid; a liquid colloidal solution or suspension.
  8. The under side of the foot; the bottom of a boot, shoe, or slipper; any flat lower surface; a flat kind of fish.
  9. The lowest part or under side of the foot: the foot: the bottom of a boot or shoe: the bottom of anything.
  10. A genus of flat- fish which keep on or near the bottom of the sea.
  12. A genus of flat fishes.
  13. The bottom of the foot, or of a shoe or boot.
  14. The bottom of the foot or of a shoe, boot, etc.
  15. A flatfish; flounder; highly esteemed as food.
  16. The underside of the foot; the foot itself; the bottom of a shoe or boot; the part that forms the bottom of anything; a marine fish allied to the flounder.
  17. The bottom of the foot or of a shoe; the part of a thing which forms the bottom; a certain flat seafish.
  18. not divided or shared with others; " they have exclusive use of the machine"; " sole rights of publication"
  19. being the only one; single and isolated from others; " the lone doctor in the entire county"; " a lonesome pine"; " an only child"; " the sole heir"; " the sole example"; " a solitary instance of cowardice"; " a solitary speck in the sky"
  20. Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus Solea and allied genera of the family Soleidae, especially the common European species ( Solea vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish.
  21. Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole ( Lepidopsetta bilineata), the long- finned sole ( Glyptocephalus zachirus), and other species.
  22. The bottom of the foot; hence, also, rarely, the foot itself.
  23. The bottom of a shoe or boot, or the piece of leather which constitutes the bottom.
  24. The bottom or lower part of anything, or that on which anything rests in standing.
  25. The bottom of the body of a plow; -- called also slade; also, the bottom of a furrow.
  26. The horny substance under a horse's foot, which protects the more tender parts.
  27. The bottom of an embrasure.
  28. A piece of timber attached to the lower part of the rudder, to make it even with the false keel.
  29. The seat or bottom of a mine; -- applied to horizontal veins or lodes.
  30. To furnish with a sole; as, to sole a shoe.
  31. Being or acting without another; single; individual; only.
  32. Single; unmarried; as, a feme sole.
  33. Being or acting by oneself; only; single.
  34. Alone: only: being or acting without another: single: ( law) unmarried.
  35. Alone; single.
  36. Single; only; absolute.
  37. Alone; single; being or acting without another; unmarried.
  38. Single; individual; being or acting without another; alone.