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alone

[ uh-lohn ]SEE DEFINITION OF alone
  • adj.separate; apart
  • adj.to the exclusion of; unique

Synonyms for alone

  • only
  • unattended
  • solo
  • unaccompanied
  • abandoned
  • batching it
  • by itself/oneself
  • companionless
  • deserted
  • desolate
  • detached
  • forlorn
  • forsaken
  • friendless
  • hermit
  • in solitary
  • individual
  • isolated
  • lone
  • lonely
  • lonesome
  • me and my shadow
  • me myself and I
  • on one's own
  • onliest
  • shag
  • single
  • sole
  • solitary
  • stag
  • traveling light
  • unaided
  • unassisted
  • unattached
  • unescorted
  • unmarried
  • widowed
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Antonyms for alone

  • together
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALONE

When he came out ten minutes later Uncle Peter was waiting for him alone.

Mauburn had gone to his room to be alone with this bitter news.

The losses in New York City alone were said to be fifty millions.

He assented--and being thus, in a manner, ordered up--went it alone.

He's too honest entirely to stale the value of a pin, let alone a carpetbag.

If Halbert will let me alone, or treat me with civility, he may be sure that I shall not trouble him.

In London alone it was said there was a birth every five minutes.

"Then I will leave you alone without compunction," said Kate.

Light seemed to be vanishing from the universe, leaving them alone with the sea.

I acknowledge my obligations to the masses of my countrymen, and to them alone.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300 contraction of all ane, from Old English all ana "unaccompanied, all by oneself," from all "all, wholly" (see all) + an "one" (see one). Similar compounds are found in German (allein) and Dutch (alleen).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALONE

abandoned

adjectiveleft alone, deserted

alienated

adjectiveestranged

all

adjectiveexclusively
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