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solo

so·lo

solo

 
 
pronunciation:
so lo
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, adverb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: solos
definition 1: a performance by one featured performer.
My daughter is singing a solo in the spring concert.
definition 2: a piece of music for a single performer.
He has chosen to play one of Chopin's piano solos.
definition 3: any individual, unaided performance such as an airplane flight or other independent individual accomplishment.
She was nervous when she flew her first solo last summer, but now she's a confident pilot.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: done by one person alone and unaided.
Charles Lindbergh's nonstop solo flight over the Atlantic was one for the record books.This is her first solo album since she left the band.His first solo attempt to cook a fancy dinner was somewhat of a flop.
antonyms:
accompanied
similar words:
solitary
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part of speech: adverb
definition: alone or without accompanying assistance.
He flew solo from New York to Paris.I used to have an assistant in my magic act, but now I work solo.
similar words:
alone
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: soloed, soloing, solos
definition: to perform solo.
Two professional singers will solo in our choir concert next Sunday.The fans went crazy when he soloed on his guitar.
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