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
SS Zach Vincej singled in the lone run of the game.
Heiskanen and Cale Makar (No. 4 to Colorado) and right wing Owen Tippett (No. 10 to Florida) were the lone exceptions.
The gun lobby had no qualms about issuing a public statement supporting gun rights after the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history by a lone gunman at Pulse nightclub.
After being stopped at a checkpoint by an officer, a lone bomber detonated a car filled with more than 210 pounds of explosives.
In the abundance of KBBQ restaurants in Koreatown there now sits a non-Korean BBQ joint that does southern-style BBQ, a lone cowboy-cut shortrib in a field of galbi.
The 7-footer, who played off the bench in his lone season with the Bulldogs, averaged 10 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game.
The FBI announced on Wednesday that last week's shooting at a Congressional baseball practice is being treated as an assault by a lone gunman and not an act of terrorism.
In the Midwest League All-Star Game, outfielder Jorge Ona went 1-for-2 as Fort Wayne’s lone starter in the East’s 5-2 loss.
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Origin and Etymology of lone
Middle English, short for alone
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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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