HyperDic: lone

English > 3 senses of the word lone:
ADJECTIVEalllone, alone, lonely, solitarylacking companions or companionship
alllone, lonely, solitarycharacterized by or preferring solitude
alllone, lonesome, only, sole, solitarybeing the only one
lone > pronunciation
Soundslow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > lone: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking companions or companionship.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymsalone, lonely, solitary
BroaderunaccompaniedWithout an escort
Spanishsolitario
English > lone: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by or preferring solitude.
Examples
  • "a lone wolf"
  • "a lonely existence"
Synonymslonely, solitary
Broaderunsocialnot seeking or given to association
Spanisheremítico, solitario
English > lone: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningThe only one; single and isolated from others.
Examples
  • "the lone doctor in the entire county"
  • "a lonesome pine"
Synonymslonesome, only, sole, solitary
BroadersingleExisting alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual
Spanishsolitario, único
Catalansolitari

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