alone


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Alone \A*lone"\, a. [All + one. OE. al one all allone, AS. [=a]n
   one, alone. See All, One, Lone.]
   1. Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others;
      single; solitary; -- applied to a person or thing.
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            Alone on a wide, wide sea.            --Coleridge.
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            It is not good that the man should be alone. --Gen.
                                                  ii. 18.
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   2. Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or
      any one else; without a sharer; only.
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            Man shall not live by bread alone.    --Luke iv. 4.
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            The citizens alone should be at the expense.
                                                  --Franklin.
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   3. Sole; only; exclusive. [R.]
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            God, by whose alone power and conversation we all
            live, and move, and have our being.   --Bentley.
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   4. Hence; Unique; rare; matchless. --Shak.
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   Note: The adjective alone commonly follows its noun.
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   To let alone or To leave alone, to abstain from
      interfering with or molesting; to suffer to remain in its
      present state.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Alone \A*lone"\, adv.
   Solely; simply; exclusively.
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