from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that is first in rank, order, or importance.
- n. Slang One's own interests; oneself: watching out for number one.
- n. Informal The act of urinating.
- n. Informal Urine.
- adj. First in rank, order, or importance: the number one team in the nation; our number one problem.
- adj. Foremost in quality; first-rate: bought some number one farmland.
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- adj. First; foremost; best.
- n. the most important person, the one who is in charge
- n. someone who is top of a ranking, who is ranked first.
- n. oneself, being considered foremost, as by an egoist
- n. Urine; urination.
- n. the single that has sold the most in a given period.
- n. The main goalkeeper of a team, so-called because they wear the number 1 on the back of their kit.
- n. The batsman who opens the batting.
- n. Used other than as an idiom: see number, one.
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- n. a reference to yourself or myself etc.; `take care of number one' means to put your own interests first
- n. the first element in a countable series
- n. the first or highest in an ordering or series
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