n.1.A lane. See Loanin.
a.1.Being without a companion; being by one's self; also, sad from lack of companionship; lonely; as, a lone traveler or watcher.
When I have on those pathless wilds a appeared,
And the lone wanderer with my presence cheered.
- Shenstone.
2.Single; unmarried, or in widowhood.
Queen Elizabeth being a lone woman.
- Collection of Records (1642).
A hundred mark is a long one for a poor lone woman to bear.
- Shak.
3.Being apart from other things of the kind; being by itself; also, apart from human dwellings and resort; as, a lone house.
By a lone well a lonelier column rears.
- Byron.
4.Unfrequented by human beings; solitary.
Thus vanish scepters, coronets, and balls,
And leave you on lone woods, or empty walls.
- Pope.
Adj.1.lone - lacking companions or companionship; "he was alone when we met him"; "she is alone much of the time"; "the lone skier on the mountain"; "a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel"; "a lonely soul"; "a solitary traveler"
Synonyms: lonely, alone, solitary
2.lone - characterized by or preferring solitude in mode of life; "the eremitic element in the life of a religious colony"; "a lone wolf"; "a man of a solitary disposition"
3.lone - being the only one; single and isolated from others; "the lone doctor in the entire county"; "a lonesome pine"; "an only child"; "the sole heir"; "the sole example"; "a solitary instance of cowardice"; "a solitary speck in the sky"
Synonyms: lonesome, only, sole, solitary
a certain, abandoned, absolute, alienated, all alone, aloof, an, any, any one, atomic, azygous, celibate, companionless, detached, either, exclusive, first and last, forsaken, friendless, homeless, impair, in solitude, individual, indivisible, insular, integral, irreducible, kithless, lonesome, monadic, monistic, odd, one, one and only, only, only-begotten, particular, removed, rootless, separate, separated, simple, single-handed, singular, solid, solitary, solo, unabetted, unaccompanied, unanalyzable, unassisted, unattended, undivided, unescorted, unexampled, uniform, unique, unitary, unpaired, unrepeatable, unrepeated, unseconded, unsupported, whole, withdrawn
Lonas annua
Lonas inodora
London paste
London plane
London pride
London rocket
London smoke
London tuft
-- Lone --
lone hand
lone wolf
Lone-Star State
long ago
Long Beach
long beech fern
long bone
Long clam
Long cloth
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