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alone

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Adverb
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a=lone
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132 in 131 verses (in OT : 85 in 85 verses) (in NT : 47 in 46 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

alonea. [All + one. OE. al one all allone, AS. ān one, alone. See All, One, Lone.].
  •  Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; -- applied to a person or thing.  [1913 Webster]
    "Alone on a wide, wide sea."  [1913 Webster]
    "It is not good that the man should be alone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.  [1913 Webster]
    "Man shall not live by bread alone."  [1913 Webster]
    "The citizens alone should be at the expense."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Sole; only; exclusive.  [1913 Webster]
    "God, by whose alone power and conversation we all live, and move, and have our being."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence; Unique; rare; matchless.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    " The adjective alone commonly follows its noun."  [1913 Webster]
To let alone or To leave alone, to abstain from interfering with or molesting; to suffer to remain in its present state.
aloneadv. 
     Solely; simply; exclusively.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

alone, adj. & adv.
--predic.adj.
1 a without others present (they wanted to be alone; the tree stood alone). b without others' help (succeeded alone). c lonely and wretched (felt alone).
2 (often foll. by in) standing by oneself in an opinion etc. (was alone in thinking this).
--adv. only, exclusively (you alone can help me).

Idiom
go it alone act by oneself without assistance.
Derivative
aloneness n.
Etymology
ME f. ALL + ONE

DEVIL DICTIONARY

alone

adj. In bad company.


In contact, lo! the flint and steel,
By spark and flame, the thought reveal
That he the metal, she the stone,
Had cherished secretly alone.
Booley Fito

THESAURUS

alone

abandoned, absolute, alienated, all alone, aloof, apart, azygous, barely, but, by itself, celibate, companionless, deserted, desolate, detached, entirely, excellent, exclusively, first and last, friendless, good, homeless, impair, in solitude, in the singular, incomparable, independently, individually, inimitable, insular, isolate, isolated, just, kithless, lone, lonely, lonesome, matchless, merely, odd, once, one and only, one by one, only, only-begotten, out-of-the-way, particularly, peerless, per se, plainly, private, purely, remote, removed, retired, rootless, secluded, second to none, separate, separated, separately, severally, simply, simply and solely, single-handed, single-handedly, singly, singular, singularly, sole, solely, solitary, solo, superior, unabetted, unaccompanied, unaided, unassisted, unattended, unequaled, unescorted, unexampled, unexcelled, unique, unmatched, unpaired, unparalleled, unrepeatable, unrepeated, unrivaled, unseconded, unsupported, unsurpassed, withdrawn, without equal

ROGET THESAURUS

alone

Hindrance

N hindrance, prevention, preclusion, obstruction, stoppage, embolus, embolism, infarct, interruption, interception, interclusion, hindrance, impedition, retardment, retardation, embarrassment, oppilation, coarctation, stricture, restriction, restraint, inhibition, blockade, interference, interposition, obtrusion, discouragement, discountenance, impediment, let, obstacle, obstruction, knot, knag, check, hitch, contretemps, screw loose, grit in the oil, bar, stile, barrier, turnstile, turnpike, gate, portcullis, beaver dam, trocha, barricade, wall, dead wall, sea wall, levee breakwater, groyne, bulkhead, block, buffer, stopper, boom, dam, weir, burrock, drawback, objection, stumbling-block, stumbling-stone, lion in the path, snag, snags and sawyers, encumbrance, incumbrance, clog, skid, shoe, spoke, drag, drag chain, drag weight, stay, stop, preventive, prophylactic, load, burden, fardel, onus, millstone round one's neck, impedimenta, dead weight, lumber, pack, nightmare, Ephialtes, incubus, old man of the sea, remora, difficulty, insuperable, obstacle, estoppel, ill wind, head wind, trammel, tether, hold back, counterpoise, damper, wet blanket, hinderer, marplot, killjoy, party pooper, party crasher, interloper, trail of a red herring, opponent, hindering, obstructive, obstruent, impeditive, impedient, intercipient, prophylactic, impedimentary, in the way of, unfavorable, onerous, burdensome, cumbrous, cumbersome, obtrusive, hindered, windbound, waterlogged, heavy laden, hard pressed, unassisted &c (assist), single-handed, alone, deserted, occurrent nubes.

Unity

N unity, oneness, individuality, solitude, isolation, unification, one, unit, ace, individual, none else, no other, one, sole, single, solitary, unitary, individual, apart, alone, kithless, unaccompanied, unattended, solus, single-handed, singular, odd, unique, unrepeated, azygous, first and last, isolated, insular, monospermous, unific, uniflorous, unifoliate, unigenital, uniliteral, unijocular, unimodal, unimodular, lone, lonely, lonesome, desolate, dreary, insecable, inseverable, indiscerptible, compact, indivisible, atomic, irresolvable, singly, alone, by itself, per se, only, apart, in the singular number, in the abstract, one by one, one at a time, simply, one and a half, sesqui-, natura il fece, e poi roppe la stampa, du fort au faible, two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one, unity, oneness, individuality, solitude, isolation, unification, one, unit, ace, individual, none else, no other, one, sole, single, solitary, unitary, individual, apart, alone, kithless, unaccompanied, unattended, solus, single-handed, singular, odd, unique, unrepeated, azygous, first and last, isolated, insular, monospermous, unific, uniflorous, unifoliate, unigenital, uniliteral, unijocular, unimodal, unimodular, lone, lonely, lonesome, desolate, dreary, insecable, inseverable, indiscerptible, compact, indivisible, atomic, irresolvable, singly, alone, by itself, per se, only, apart, in the singular number, in the abstract, one by one, one at a time, simply, one and a half, sesqui-, natura il fece, e poi roppe la stampa, du fort au faible, two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.


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