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Synonyms for solitary
ˈsɒl ɪˌtɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solitary confinement, solitary(noun)

    confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners

    "he was held in solitary"

    Synonyms:
    solitudinarian, hermit, solitary confinement, troglodyte, recluse

    Antonyms:
    social, gregarious, inhabited, multiple, accompanied

  2. hermit, recluse, solitary, solitudinarian, troglodyte(adj)

    one who lives in solitude

    Synonyms:
    caveman, troglodyte, recluse, anchorite, cave man, solitudinarian, cave dweller, hermit, solitary confinement

    Antonyms:
    accompanied, gregarious, social, multiple, inhabited

  3. lone(a), lonely(a), solitary(adj)

    characterized by or preferring solitude

    "a lone wolf"; "a lonely existence"; "a man of a solitary disposition"; "a solitary walk"

    Antonyms:
    gregarious, multiple, accompanied, social, inhabited

  4. nongregarious, nonsocial, solitary(adj)

    of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies

    "solitary bees"

    Synonyms:
    unfrequented, solitary(a), lonely(a), nongregarious, lonely, nonsocial, alone(p), sole(a), only(a), lone(a), lonesome(a)

    Antonyms:
    accompanied, gregarious, inhabited, multiple, social

  5. alone(p), lone(a), lonely(a), solitary(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    multiple, accompanied, gregarious, inhabited, social

  6. lone(a), lonesome(a), only(a), sole(a), solitary(a)(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    accompanied, multiple, inhabited, gregarious, social

  7. lonely, solitary, unfrequented(adj)

    devoid of creatures

    "a lonely crossroads"; "a solitary retreat"; "a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"

    Synonyms:
    unfrequented, lonesome, solitary(a), lonely(a), nongregarious, lonely, nonsocial, alone(p), sole(a), only(a), lone(a), lonesome(a)

    Antonyms:
    inhabited, social, multiple, accompanied, gregarious

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. solitary

    Synonyms:
    sole, single, only, lone, lonely, private, remote, retired, sequestered, desolate, uninhabited, desert

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. solitary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lone, lonely, alone, unaccompanied, companionless, without society, without company

  2. solitary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    isolated, secluded, unfrequented, uninhabited, retired, deserted

  3. solitary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dismal, gloomy, desolate, cheerless, lonesome

  4. solitary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    single, sole, individual

  5. solitary(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hermit, anchorite, anchoret, recluse, solitaire, EREMITE

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    solitaire, lonely, unilateral, isolation, lone, lonesome, incommunicado, hermit, regime, isolated

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