Alone

Definition of Alone

A`lone´
a.1.Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; - applied to a person or thing.
Alone on a wide, wide sea.
- Coleridge.
It is not good that the man should be alone.
- Gen. ii. 18.
2.Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
Man shall not live by bread alone.
- Luke iv. 4.
The citizens alone should be at the expense.
- Franklin.
3.Sole; only; exclusive.
God, by whose alone power and conversation we all live, and move, and have our being.
- Bentley.
4.Hence; Unique; rare; matchless.
To let alone
to abstain from interfering with or molesting; to suffer to remain in its present state.
adv.1.Solely; simply; exclusively.

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