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Alone - thesaurus

Synonyms

alone

adjective

if you are alone, there is no one else with you

lone

adjective

alone

solo

adverb

alone

solitary

adjective

in a place or situation where there are no other people

unaccompanied

adjective

someone who is unaccompanied goes somewhere alone

(all) on your own

alone

(all) by yourself

alone

in isolation

in a place away from other people, animals, or things

be out of circulation

to temporarily not be involved in your usual public or social activities

cloistered

adjective

kept away from the noise, activity, or unpleasant responsibilities of ordinary life

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(all) by herself

alone

(all) by himself

alone

(all) by myself

alone

(all) by oneself

formal alone

(all) by ourselves

alone

(all) by themselves

alone

(all) by yourself/itself/himself etc

alone

home alone

adjective

mainly journalism a home alone situation is one in which a child is left alone in a house without an adult

incommunicado

adjective

in a situation that makes it impossible to communicate with other people

on your tod

if you are on your tod, there is no one with you

solitary

adjective

done or experienced by someone who is alone

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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