"alone" meaning in English

Adjective

Forms: more alone [comparative], most alone [superlative] IPA: /əˈləʊn/ [Received-Pronunciation], /əˈloʊn/ [General-American], /ɐˈluŋ/ [Hong-Kong] enPR: ə-lōnʹ Audio: en-us-alone.ogg [US], En-uk-alone.ogg [UK]
  1. By oneself, solitary. Translations (by oneself): eläi (Alemannic German), μόνος (mónos) (Ancient Greek), сам (sam) (Belarusian), адзі́н (adzín) (Belarusian), сам (sam) (Bulgarian), sol (Catalan), kéŋ·e-t·i- (Central Sierra Miwok), ᎤᏩᏌ (uwasa) (Cherokee), yksinään [adverb] (Finnish), yksinäinen (Finnish), (Galician), allein (German), egyedül (Hungarian), sendiri (Indonesian), sendirian (Indonesian), aonraic (Irish), sōlus (Latin), ānlīpiġ (Old English), оди́н (odín) (Russian), сам (sam) (Russian), sám (Slovak), solo (Spanish), a solas (Spanish), ensam (Swedish), ꠄꠇꠟꠣ (exola) (Sylheti), сам (sam) (Ukrainian), оди́н (odýn) (Ukrainian)
  2. Lacking peers who share one's beliefs, practices, etc. Tags: chiefly, in the, negative, predicative Categories: English negative polarity items
  3. Apart from, or exclusive of, others. Tags: obsolete
  4. Mere; consisting of nothing further. Tags: obsolete
  5. Unique; rare; matchless. Tags: obsolete
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: alonely Translations (unique): sol (Catalan), únic (Catalan), ainutlaatuinen (Finnish), único (Galician), მარტო (marṭo) (Georgian), μοναδικός (monadikós) (Greek), da solo (Italian), solo (Italian), único (Portuguese), sapa (Quechua), paylla (Quechua), са̑м [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), sȃm [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), allena (Swedish)

Adverb

IPA: /əˈləʊn/ [Received-Pronunciation], /əˈloʊn/ [General-American], /ɐˈluŋ/ [Hong-Kong] enPR: ə-lōnʹ Audio: en-us-alone.ogg [US], En-uk-alone.ogg [UK]
  1. By oneself; apart from, or exclusive of, others; solo. Tags: not-comparable Synonyms: by one's lonesome, solitarily, solo, solitarily
  2. Without outside help. Tags: not-comparable Synonyms: by oneself, by one's lonesome, singlehandedly, by oneself Translations (without outside help): (note: 1@InsideNeckhigh-FingerUpPalmBack CirclesHoriz) (American Sign Language), bakarrik (Basque), сам (sam) (Belarusian), сам (sam) (Bulgarian), самостоятелен (samostojatelen) (Bulgarian), sol (Catalan), tot sol (Catalan), alleen (Dutch), ise (Estonian), yksin (Finnish), yksinään (Finnish), itsekseen (Finnish), დაუხმარებლად (dauxmareblad) (Georgian), მარტომ (marṭom) (Georgian), selbst (German), μόνος (mónos) (Greek), egyedül (Hungarian), alene (Norwegian), samodzielnie (Polish), sozinho (Portuguese), сам (sam) (Russian), оди́н (odín) (Russian), самостоя́тельно (samostojátelʹno) (Russian), без посторо́нней по́мощи (bez postorónnej pómošči) (Russian), в одино́чку (v odinóčku) (Russian), samostatne (Slovak), solo (Spanish), själv (Swedish), сам (sam) (Ukrainian), một mình (Vietnamese)
  3. Focus adverb, typically modifying a noun and occurring immediately after it.
    Not permitting anything further; exclusively.
    Tags: not-comparable
  4. Focus adverb, typically modifying a noun and occurring immediately after it.
    Not requiring anything further; merely
    Tags: not-comparable
  5. Focus adverb, typically modifying a noun and occurring immediately after it.
    Used to emphasize the size or extent of something by selecting a subset.
    Tags: broadly, not-comparable
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: leave alone, let alone, stand-alone Translations (by oneself): allei (Alemannic German), (note: 1@InsideNeckhigh-FingerUpPalmBack CirclesHoriz) (American Sign Language), وَحِيد‎ (waḥīd) (Arabic), مُنْفَرِد‎ (munfarid) (Arabic), մենակ (menak) (Armenian), singur (Aromanian), অকলে (okole) (Assamese), bakarrik (Basque), сам (sam) (Belarusian), сам (sam) (Bulgarian), sol (Catalan), sám (Czech), sanglo (Dalmatian), alleen (Dutch), sole (Esperanto), üksi (Estonian), üksinda (Estonian), taudua (Fijian), yksin (Finnish), yksinään (Finnish), yksikseen (Finnish), itsekseen (Finnish), seul (French), sôl (Friulian), bessôl (Friulian), მარტო (marṭo) (Georgian), მარტოხელა (marṭoxela) (Georgian), ეული (euli) (Georgian), allein (German), einsam (German), μόνος (mónos) (Greek), לְבַד‎ (levád) (Hebrew), अकेला (akelā) (Hindi), egyedül (Hungarian), egymagában (Hungarian), ein (Icelandic), solo (Italian), da solo (Italian), 一人 (hitori) (alt: ひとり) (Japanese), 単独 (dandoku) (alt: たんどく) (Japanese), жалғыз (jalğız) (Kazakh), 홀로 (hollo) (Korean), ດຽວ (diāu) (Lao), solus (Latin), tikai (Latvian), viens pats (Latvian), ikšiggiņ (Livonian), eleng (Luxembourgish), сам (sam) (Macedonian), bersendirian (Malay), waħdi (Maltese), 單獨 (Mandarin), 单独 (dāndú) (Mandarin), 獨自 (Mandarin), 独自 (dúzì) (Mandarin), tōtahi (Maori), alene (Norwegian), sol (Occitan), āins (Old Prussian), ଏକା (eka) (Oriya), تنهایی‎ (tanhâyi) (Persian), تنها‎ (tanhâ) (Persian), یکه‎ (yekke) (Persian), auleen (Plautdietsch), samotnie (Polish), sozinho (Portuguese), singur (Romanian), sulet (Romansch), persul (Romansch), parsul (Romansch), оди́н (odín) (Russian), одино́кий (odinókij) (Russian), एकाकी (ekākī) (Sanskrit), solu (Sardinian), sou (Sardinian), alane (Scots), са̑м [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), sȃm [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), sulu (Sicilian), sám (Slovak), osamote (Slovak), solo (Spanish), ensam (Swedish), allena [dated] (Swedish), เดียว (diao) (Thai), yalnız (Turkish), tek (Turkish), оди́н (odýn) (Ukrainian), сам (sam) (Ukrainian), اکیلا‎ (akelā) (Urdu), một mình (Vietnamese), unig (Welsh), teyna (Zazaki), tenya (Zazaki), ʻáa (ǃXóõ) Translations (only): (note: 1@InsideNeckhigh-FingerUpPalmBack CirclesHoriz) (American Sign Language), bakarrik (Basque), само (samo) (Bulgarian), единствено (edinstveno) (Bulgarian), sol (Catalan), només (Catalan), ainult (Estonian), üksi (Estonian), duadua (Fijian), yksin (Finnish), ainoastaan (Finnish), მხოლოდ (mxolod) (Georgian), nur (German), ausschließlich (German), allein (German), μόνο (móno) [neuter] (Greek), egyedül (Hungarian), csakis (Hungarian), kizárólag (Hungarian), csupán (Hungarian), solo (Italian), soltanto (Italian), solamente (Italian), bare (Norwegian), kun (Norwegian), alene (Norwegian), (Portuguese), singur (Romanian), оди́н (odín) (Russian), то́лько (tólʹko) (Russian), jedine (Slovak), výlučne (Slovak), bara (Swedish), enbart (Swedish), endast (Swedish), chỉ (Vietnamese), thôi (Vietnamese)

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