Lone meaning

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Without accompaniment; solitary.

A lone skier on the mountain.

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Being the only one; sole.

The lone doctor in the county.

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Situated by itself.

A lone tree on the prairie; a lone blue tile in a white floor.

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By oneself; alone; solitary.
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(archaic) Unmarried or widowed.
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Situated by itself or by oneself, with no neighbours.

A lone house; a lone isle.

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(archaic) Unfrequented by human beings; solitary.
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(archaic) Single; unmarried, or in widowhood.
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Solitary; having no companion.

A lone traveler or watcher.

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Sole; being the only one of a type.
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Origin of lone

  • Middle English short for alone alone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortened from alone.

    From Wiktionary