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Adverb: alone  u'lown
  1. Without any others being included or involved
    "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone";
    - entirely, exclusively, solely, only, purely
  2. Without anybody else or anything else
    "the child stayed home alone"; "the pillar stood alone, supporting nothing";
    - solo, unaccompanied
Adjective: alone  u'lown
  1. Isolated from others
    "could be alone in a crowded room"; "was alone with her thoughts"; "I want to be alone"
  2. Lacking companions or companionship
    "he was alone when we met him"; "she is alone much of the time";
    - lone, lonely, solitary
  3. Exclusive of anyone or anything else
    "she alone believed him"; "cannot live by bread alone";
    - only
  4. Radically distinctive and without equal
    "he is alone in the field of microbiology"; "this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem";
    - unique, unequaled [US], unequalled [Brit, Cdn], unparalleled

See also: exclusive, incomparable, unaccompanied, uncomparable, unsocial

Encyclopedia: Alone, Part 3