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lone

lone

 
 
pronunciation:
lon
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: without others; alone.
One lone man walked along the empty beach.
synonyms:
alone, lonely, solitary
antonyms:
accompanied
similar words:
sole
definition 2: without others of its kind; only; single.
The lone grocery store in that area was always busy.
synonyms:
only, sole, solitary
antonyms:
accompanied
similar words:
individual, odd, single, singular, unique
definition 3: set off by itself; isolated.
We discovered a lone cabin in the woods.
synonyms:
secluded
similar words:
alone, independent, remote, separate
derivation: loneness (n.)
Homophone Note
The words lone and loan sound alike but have different meanings.