alone adj
loan n

English expressions. 2014.

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  • alone — adj 1 Alone, solitary, lonely, lonesome, lone, lorn, forlorn, desolate may all refer to situations of being apart from others or emotions experienced while apart. Alone stresses the fact of physical isolation and also may connote feelings of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • alone — adj. & adv. predic.adj. 1 a without others present (they wanted to be alone; the tree stood alone). b without others help (succeeded alone). c lonely and wretched (felt alone). 2 (often foll. by in) standing by oneself in an opinion etc. (was… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alone — [ə lōn′] adj., adv. [ME < al, ALL + one, ONE] 1. apart from anything or anyone else [the hut stood alone on the prairie] 2. without involving any other person [to walk alone] 3. without anything further; with nothing more; only [the carton… …   English World dictionary

  • alone — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, sit, stand ▪ These islands are too small to stand alone as independent states. ▪ feel ▪ I ve never felt so alone as I do now …   Collocations dictionary

  • alone — adj. to leave smb. alone * * * [ə ləʊn] to leave smb. alone …   Combinatory dictionary

  • alone — adj. 59 B …   Oldest English Words

  • alone — adj 1. separate, single, lone, sole, individual, discrete; apart, cut off, isolated, solitary, by oneself, Scot. waff; unattended, unaccompanied, com panionless, Inf. by one s lonesome. 2. lonely, lonesome, forlorn, bereft, forsaken; abandoned,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • alone — [[t]əlo͟ʊn[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ: v link ADJ When you are alone, you are not with any other people. There is nothing so fearful as to be alone in a combat situation... He was all alone in the middle of the hall, looking at no one. ADV: ADV after v Alone …   English dictionary

  • alone — a|lone W1S2 [əˈləun US əˈloun] adj, adv [not before noun] [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: all one wholly one ] 1.) if you are alone in a place, there is no one with you = ↑by yourself ▪ She lives alone . ▪ You shouldn t leave a child alone in the house …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • alone — aloneness, n. /euh lohn /, adj. (used predicatively) 1. separate, apart, or isolated from others: I want to be alone. 2. to the exclusion of all others or all else: One cannot live by bread alone. 3. unique; unequaled; unexcelled: He is alone… …   Universalium

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