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Meaning of alone

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: without any others being included or involved; "was
             entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the
             needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith
             exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of
             proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege
             granted only to him" [syn: {entirely}, {exclusively},
             {solely}, {alone}, {only}]
      2: without anybody else or anything else; "the child stayed home
         alone"; "the pillar stood alone, supporting nothing"; "he
         flew solo" [syn: {alone}, {solo}, {unaccompanied}]
      adj 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"; "the lone skier on
         the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of
         gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary traveler" [syn:
         {alone(p)}, {lone(a)}, {lonely(a)}, {solitary}]
      3: exclusive of anyone or anything else; "she alone believed
         him"; "cannot live by bread alone"; "I'll have this car and
         this car only" [syn: {alone(p)}, {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"; "Bach was unique in his
         handling of counterpoint"; "craftsmen whose skill is
         unequaled"; "unparalleled athletic ability"; "a breakdown of
         law unparalleled in our history" [syn: {alone(p)}, {unique},
         {unequaled}, {unequalled}, {unparalleled}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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