- by oneself; alone; solitary
- Archaic unmarried or widowed
- standing apart from others of its kind; isolated
- Old Poet. unfrequented: said of places
Origin of loneME, aphetic ; from alone
- Without accompaniment; solitary: a lone skier on the mountain.
- Being the only one; sole: the lone doctor in the county.
- Situated by itself: a lone tree on the prairie; a lone blue tile in a white floor.
Origin of loneMiddle English, short for alone; see alone.
- Solitary; having no companion.
- a lone traveler or watcher
- Isolated or lonely; lacking companionship.
- Sole; being the only one of a type.
- Situated by itself or by oneself, with no neighbours.
- a lone house; a lone isle
- (archaic) Unfrequented by human beings; solitary.
- (archaic) single; unmarried, or in widowhood
Shortened from alone.