Definition of lone

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • lone is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • lone is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • lone is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of lone


  • lacking companions or companionship (adjective)

    Examples

    1. he was alone when we met him
    2. she is alone much of the time
    3. the lone skier on the mountain
    4. a lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel
    5. a lonely soul

    Synonyms

    1. alone
    2. lonely
    3. solitary
  • characterized by or preferring solitude (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a lone wolf
    2. a lonely existence

    Synonyms

    1. lonely
    2. solitary
  • being the only one; single and isolated from others (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the lone doctor in the entire county
    2. a lonesome pine

    Synonyms

    1. lonesome
    2. only
    3. sole
    4. solitary

See definition of lone in Merriam Webster

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