- By oneself, solitary.
- I can't ask for help because I am alone.
- 1611, King James Version, Book of Genesis ii. 18
- It is not good that the man should be alone.
- 1798, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
- Alone on a wide, wide sea.
- Apart from, or exclusive of, others.
- Jones alone could do it.
- God, by whose alone power and conversation we all live, and move, and have our being.
- Considered separately.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314 ↗, page 0029 ↗:
- “[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
- Without equal.
- (obsolete) Unique; rare; matchless.
alone (not comparable)
- By oneself; apart from, or exclusive of, others; solo.
- Synonyms: by one's lonesome, lonelily, on one's lonesome, singlely, solitarily, solo, Thesaurus:solitarily
- She walked home alone.
- Without outside help.
- Synonyms: by oneself, by one's lonesome, on one's lonesome, singlehanded, singlehandedly, Thesaurus:by oneself
- The job was too hard for me to do alone.
- Synonyms: entirely, solely, Thesaurus:solely
- The responsibility is theirs alone.
- French: seul
- German: allein, einsam
- Italian: solo, da solo
- Portuguese: sozinho
- Russian: оди́н
- Spanish: solo