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alone adj, adverb 1 by oneself. 2 without anyone else The idea was mine alone. 3 apart from other people. 4 lonely. go it alone colloq to act on one's own and without help. leave alone or leave well alone see under leave1. let alone see under let1. not alone joined by others You're not alone in thinking she's nuts.
ETYMOLOGY: 13c: from English al one wholly by oneself.
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