Examples of lone in a Sentence
the lone ripe apple in the entire bag
just one lone cow in the middle of the field
Recent Examples of lone from the Web
The lone wolf soldiers of Khilafah attack the heart of Kufar the city of Manila in Resort World.
In the 1985 mistrial of then-San Diego Mayor Roger Hedgecock, jurors accused the lone holdout, Leon Crowder, of failing to participate in deliberations because his mind was already made up.
The decision leaves the tailpipe and fuel economy regulations as the lone Obama-era climate initiative that remains largely intact and creates a leadership void that China appears ready to fill.
Gaze in wonder at the striations of color in Death Valley, feel on your clothes the sopping California fog and on your face the weight of a cloud bank pressing against a lone tree on a South Dakota horizon.
Logan was the lone Auburn player to make the All-Tournament team after Auburn went 1-2 in Hoover this past week, with a win against Ole Miss and losses to Florida and Arkansas in the double-elimination round.
The lone goal came off a free kick in the 35th minute.
But after Evanston endured a frustrating afternoon in the prelims on May 19, Michelin became her team's lone finalist on Saturday in Charleston, and thus its only hope to continue the streak.
Guests get fist-bump greetings from the chef, young children are welcomed by name, and the lone rotating dessert on the menu is usually baked by a regular customer.
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Origin and Etymology of lone
Middle English, short for alone
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of lone
LONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lone for English Language Learners
: standing, acting, or being alone
: not having a partner (such as a husband or wife)
LONE Defined for Kids
Definition of lone for Students
1 : having no companion a lone traveler
2 : situated by itself a lone outpost
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