|1.||[ adverb ] in single file|
"the prisoners came out one by one"
|2.||[ adverb ] one piece at a time|
"she sold the plates by the piece"
|3.||[ adverb ] apart from others|
|Synonyms:||individually separately severally on_an_individual_basis singly|
"taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square" "the fine points are treated singly"
|Related terms:||single individual separate single separate|