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a·lone

alone

 
pronunciation:
lon
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
phrases:
leave alone
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: apart from everyone or everything else.
He was alone on the island.
 
synonyms:
individual, lone, lonely, separate, single, sole, solitary
similar words:
aloof, desolate, lonesome, one, secluded, solo
definition 2: without anyone or anything else.
You alone will decide your future.
synonyms:
exclusive, individual, lone, only, sole, solitary
similar words:
independent
phrase: leave alone
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: without anything or anyone else.
She works alone.
synonyms:
separately, solely, solitarily, solo
similar words:
exclusively, independently, single-handed
derivation: aloneness (n.)