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Definitions of alone

  1. without anybody else; " the child stayed home alone"; " he flew solo"
  2. without any others being included or involved; " was entirely to blame"; " a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; " he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; " did it solely for money"; " the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; " a privilege granted only to him"
  3. lacking companions or companionship; " he was alone when we met him"; " she is alone much of the time"; " the lone skier on the mountain"; " a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"; " a lonely soul"; " a solitary traveler"
  4. radically distinctive and without equal; " he is alone in the field of microbiology"; " this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem"; " Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint"; " craftsmen whose skill is unequaled"; " unparalleled athletic ability"; " a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history"
  5. exclusive of anyone or anything else; " she alone believed him"; " cannot live by bread alone"; " I'll have this car and this car only"
  6. isolated from others; " could be alone in a crowded room"; " was alone with her thoughts"; " I want to be alone"
  7. Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
  8. Sole; only; exclusive.
  9. Hence; Unique; rare; matchless.
  10. Solely; simply; exclusively.
  11. Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; - applied to a person or thing.
  12. Apart: solitary; single or singly; only; by itself.
  13. Single: solitary.
  14. Singly, by one's self.
  15. Without company; solitary; unique; only.
  16. Single; solitary; only.
  17. Singly; by itself. To let alone, to leave undisturbed.
  18. By itself; singly.
  19. Single; without company.
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Usage examples for alone

  1. If I may speak with you alone – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  2. " I am always alone she answered. – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. I am here absolutely alone – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  4. When I felt out of place and alone – The Way of Decision by M. C. Pease
  5. Suppose we leave Mr. Wharton alone – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. Shall you meet him alone – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  7. " Then why don't you leave her alone – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  8. I will go alone – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  9. All alone were you?" – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  10. I am going on alone – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  11. Did Goldenburg come to you alone – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  12. One is one and all alone And ever more shall be so. – The Book of This and That by Robert Lynd
  13. Let me alone now." – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  14. Let me try if I cannot go alone – The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau
  15. They cannot be alone any longer.... – Pélléas and Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck
  16. They only happen when you're alone with him. – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  17. She was glad to be alone – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  18. Not alone if you say so. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  19. Yet I must be alone if I am to work. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  20. That's where the man said they were- not they, he said she was alone now. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
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