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a·lone

alone

 
pronunciation:
lon
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
phrases:
leave alone
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being in a place with no other people.
He was alone on the island.
 
synonyms:
individual, lonely, sole
definition 2: without anyone or anything else.
You alone will have to make this decision.
synonyms:
only
similar words:
independent
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part of speech: adverb
definition: without anything or anyone else.
She works alone.
similar words:
independently
phrase: leave alone
derivation: aloneness (n.)