adjective (used predicatively)
- aloha shirt,
- aloha state,
- along for the ride,
- along in years,
- along the lines of,
- along with
- to allow (someone) to be by himself or herself: Leave him alone—he wants to rest.
- to refrain from annoying or interfering with: The youngsters wouldn't leave the dog alone, and he finally turned on them.
- to refrain from annoying or interfering with.
- not to mention: He was too tired to walk, let alone run.
Origin of alone
adjective, adverb (postpositive)
Word Origin for alone
c.1300 contraction of all ane, from Old English all ana "unaccompanied, all by oneself," from all "all, wholly" (see all) + an "one" (see one). Similar compounds are found in German (allein) and Dutch (alleen).
see leave someone alone.
see go it alone; leave someone alone; leave well enough alone; let alone.