meaning of -one

-one meaning in Etymology Dictionary

chemical suffix, from Greek -one, feminine patronymic (like in anemone, "daughter of this wind," from anemos); in substance usage denoting a "weaker" derivative. Its used in forming acetone (1830s) offered increase into the specific substance sense.


-one meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix showing the substance, in title which it seems, is a ketone; since, acetone.

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  • A termination suggesting that hydrocarbon to the name of which it is affixed belongs to the fourth variety of hydrocarbons, or the third number of unsaturated hydrocarbonsl as, nonone.

-one meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix suggesting the compound, within the title that it seems, is a ketone; as, acetone.

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  • A termination showing your hydrocarbon towards the title of which it is affixed belongs to the 4th a number of hydrocarbons, and/or third variety of unsaturated hydrocarbonsl as, nonone.

Sentence Examples with the word -one

It feared what Memon planned - -one host for both of them.

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