Meaning of “alone” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective, adverb us uk /əˈləʊn/
NO OTHER PEOPLE [ never before noun ]

A2 without other people:

She lives alone.
We're all alone.

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ONLY ONE [ always after noun ]

used to emphasize that only one person or thing is involved:

Last year alone the company made a million dollars.
You alone know how you feel.
leave sb alone

B2 to stop talking to someone or annoying them:

Leave him alone, he's tired.
leave sth alone

to stop touching something:

Leave your hair alone!
→ See also let alone

(Definition of “alone” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)