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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
alone (adjective)
1.
separated from others - isolated
2.
exclusive of anyone or anything else - only she alone knows why
3.
a) considered without reference to any other - the children alone would eat that much
b) - incomparable unique alone among their contemporaries in this respect
alone (adverb)
1.
- solely exclusively the blame is his alone
2.
without aid or support - said he could do it alone
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
alone (adjective)
1.
not being in the company of others
SYNONIMS:
lone, lonely, lonesome, single, solitary, solo, unaccompanied
RELATED WORDS:
unattended, unchaperoned; forlorn, friendless; cloistered, disassociated, hermetic ( hermetical), insulated, isolate, isolated, remote, retired, secluded, withdrawn; quarantined, segregated, separated, sequestered; separate, unattached, unconnected, unlinked; detached, disconnected, disjointed, dissociated, disunited, divided, fractionated; abandoned, adrift, deserted, desolate, forgotten, forsaken, lorn, neglected
on one's own
NEAR ANTONYMS:
attended, chaperoned, escorted; adjacent, adjoining, communicating, contiguous, neighboring, next-door; attached, connected, coupled, linked
accompanied
alone (adjective)
2.
being the one or ones of a class with no other members
SYNONIMS:
alone, lone, one, one-off, singular, sole, solitary, special, sui generis, unique
RELATED WORDS:
single, solo, unaccompanied, unattended; incomparable, inimitable, matchless, peerless, unequaled ( unequalled), unmatched, unparalleled, unrivaled ( unrivalled), unsurpassable, unsurpassed; distinct, distinctive, individual, separate; nonce
NEAR ANTONYMS:
divers, manifold, multifarious, myriad; assorted, heterogenous, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, patchwork, promiscuous, varied; popular, prevailing, prevalent, rampant; perennial, recurrent, repeated
alone (adverb)
1.
without aid or support
SYNONIMS:
independently, single-handed, single-handedly, singly, solely, unaided, unassisted
RELATED WORDS:
individually, separately; solo
by one's own bootstraps, on one's own, on one's own hook, on one's own initiative
NEAR ANTONYMS:
collectively, conjointly, cooperatively, hand in glove ( hand and glove), hand in hand, jointly, mutually, together; en masse
alone (adverb)
2.
for nothing other than
SYNONIMS:
alone, exclusively, just, only, purely, simply
RELATED WORDS:
basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely, mainly, mostly, predominantly, primarily, principally, substantially
NEAR ANTONYMS:
additionally, also, besides, likewise
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