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so·lo

 (sō′lō)
n. pl. so·los
1. Music A composition or passage for an individual voice or instrument, with or without accompaniment.
2. A performance by a single singer or instrumentalist.
3. Games Any of various card games in which one player singly opposes others.
adj.
1. Music Composed, arranged for, or performed by a single voice or instrument.
2. Made or done by a single individual.
adv.
Unaccompanied; alone: flew solo from Anchorage to Miami.
intr.v. so·loed, so·lo·ing, so·los
1. To perform a solo.
2. To fly an airplane without a companion or an instructor, especially for the first time.

[Italian, from Latin sōlus, alone; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots.]

solo

(ˈsəʊləʊ)
n, pl -lospl -los or -li (-liː)
1. (Music, other) a musical composition for one performer with or without accompaniment
2. (Card Games) any of various card games in which each person plays on his or her own instead of in partnership with another, such as solo whist
3. (Aeronautics) a flight in which an aircraft pilot is unaccompanied
4.
a. any performance, mountain climb, or other undertaking carried out by an individual without assistance from others
b. (as modifier): a solo attempt.
adj
(Music, other) music unaccompanied: a sonata for cello solo.
adv
by oneself; alone: to fly solo.
vb
(intr) to undertake a venture alone, esp to operate an aircraft alone or climb alone
[C17: via Italian from Latin sōlus alone, sole1]

so•lo

(ˈsoʊ loʊ)

n., pl. -los or, for 1, -li (-lē), n.
1. a musical composition or a part in such a composition for one performer with or without accompaniment.
2. any performance, as a dance, by one person.
3. a flight in an airplane during which the pilot is unaccompanied by any other person.
4. a person who works, acts, or performs alone.
5. any card game in which one person plays alone against others.
adj.
6. of, pertaining to, or being a solo.
adv.
7. on one's own; alone: flying solo.
v.i.
8. to perform or be a solo.
9. to pilot an airplane by oneself.
[1685–95; < Italian < Latin sōlus alone]

So•lo

(ˈsoʊ loʊ)

n.
former name of Surakarta.

solo


Past participle: soloed
Gerund: soloing

Imperative
solo
solo
Present
I solo
you solo
he/she/it solos
we solo
you solo
they solo
Preterite
I soloed
you soloed
he/she/it soloed
we soloed
you soloed
they soloed
Present Continuous
I am soloing
you are soloing
he/she/it is soloing
we are soloing
you are soloing
they are soloing
Present Perfect
I have soloed
you have soloed
he/she/it has soloed
we have soloed
you have soloed
they have soloed
Past Continuous
I was soloing
you were soloing
he/she/it was soloing
we were soloing
you were soloing
they were soloing
Past Perfect
I had soloed
you had soloed
he/she/it had soloed
we had soloed
you had soloed
they had soloed
Future
I will solo
you will solo
he/she/it will solo
we will solo
you will solo
they will solo
Future Perfect
I will have soloed
you will have soloed
he/she/it will have soloed
we will have soloed
you will have soloed
they will have soloed
Future Continuous
I will be soloing
you will be soloing
he/she/it will be soloing
we will be soloing
you will be soloing
they will be soloing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been soloing
you have been soloing
he/she/it has been soloing
we have been soloing
you have been soloing
they have been soloing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been soloing
you will have been soloing
he/she/it will have been soloing
we will have been soloing
you will have been soloing
they will have been soloing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been soloing
you had been soloing
he/she/it had been soloing
we had been soloing
you had been soloing
they had been soloing
Conditional
I would solo
you would solo
he/she/it would solo
we would solo
you would solo
they would solo
Past Conditional
I would have soloed
you would have soloed
he/she/it would have soloed
we would have soloed
you would have soloed
they would have soloed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solo - any activity that is performed alone without assistancesolo - any activity that is performed alone without assistance
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
2.solo - a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
voluntary - composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a religious service or musical performance
3.solo - a flight in which the aircraft pilot is unaccompanied
flying, flight - an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
Verb1.solo - fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
aviate, pilot, fly - operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba"
2.solo - perform a piece written for a single instrument
perform - give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
Adj.1.solo - composed or performed by a single voice or instrument; "a passage for solo clarinet"
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
unaccompanied - playing or singing without accompaniment; "the soloist sang unaccompanied"
Adv.1.solo - without anybody else or anything else; "the child stayed home alone"; "the pillar stood alone, supporting nothing"; "he flew solo"

solo

adjective
1. unaccompanied, independent, single-handed, lonely, solitary, unattended, unescorted, unchaperoned He completed a solo flight around the world in 1933.
adverb
1. unaccompanied, independently, single-handedly, alone, unattended, unescorted, unchaperoned, under your own steam, by your own efforts, companionless He became the very first person to fly solo across the Atlantic.

solo

adverb
Without the presence or aid of another:
Idioms: all by one's lonesome, by oneself.
Translations
عَزْف أو غِناء مُنْفَرِدعَمَلٌ مُنْفَرِدمُنْفَرِد في الطائِرَه
sólosamostatný
solo
soolo
solo
énekszólószóló
sóló-sóló, einleikur
assolosolitariosolovolare da solofare un assolo
ソロ
독주
solistassolo
patstāvīgssolo
sólo
samostojensolo
solouppträdande
เพลงร้องเดี่ยว
bản độc tấu

solo

[ˈsəʊləʊ]
A. N (solos (pl))
1. (Mus) → solo m
a tenor soloun solo para tenor
a guitar soloun solo de guitarra
2. (Cards) → solo m
B. ADJ solo flightvuelo m a solas
passage for solo violinpasaje m para violín solo
solo trip round the worldvuelta f al mundo en solitario
C. ADVsolo, a solas
to fly solovolar a solas
to sing solocantar solo

solo

[ˈsəʊləʊ]
nsolo m
a guitar solo → un solo de guitare
adj [album, career, effort, act, artist, balloonist, traveller] → solo inv
solo flight → vol m solo
adv [fly, perform] → en solo

solo

nSolo nt; piano soloKlaviersolo nt
adjSolo-; a solo goalein im Alleingang geschossenes Tor; solo albumSoloalbum nt; solo artistSolokünstler(in) m(f); solo careerSolokarriere f; solo flightSolo- or Alleinflug m; solo passage (Mus) → Solopassage f; solo performance (Mus) → Solo nt; (Theat) → Solovorstellung f
advallein; (Mus) → solo; to go solo (musician etc)eine Solokarriere einschlagen; to fly soloeinen Alleinflug machen

solo

[ˈsəʊləʊ]
1. n (solos (pl)) (Mus) → assolo
a tenor solo → un assolo di tenore
2. adj solo flightvolo in solitario
passage for solo violin → brano per violino solista
3. adv (Mus) to play (or sing) solofare un assolo
to fly solo → volare in solitario

solo

(ˈsəuləu) plural ˈsolos noun
something (eg a musical piece for one voice or instrument, a dance or other entertainment) in which only one person takes part. a cello/soprano solo.
adjective
in which only one takes part. a solo flight in an aeroplane.
ˈsoloist noun
a person who plays, sings etc a solo.

solo

عَمَلٌ مُنْفَرِد sólo solo Solo σόλο solo soolo solo solo assolo ソロ 독주 solo solo solo solo соло solouppträdande เพลงร้องเดี่ยว tek başına bản độc tấu 独奏曲
References in classic literature ?
It came in as a sort of brief interlude and solo between more extensive performances.
In Germany they always hear one thing at an opera which has never yet been heard in America, perhaps--I mean the closing strain of a fine solo or duet.
When a Sunday-school superin- tendent makes his customary little speech, a hymn-book in the hand is as necessary as is the inevitable sheet of music in the hand of a singer who stands forward on the platform and sings a solo at a concert -- though why, is a mystery: for neither the hymn-book nor the sheet of music is ever referred to by the sufferer.
The solo over, a duet followed, and then a glee: a joyous conversational murmur filled up the intervals.
But, listen, he is about to play a solo on his flute.
To say nothing of Joshua Rann's fiddle, which, by an act of generous forethought, he had provided himself with, in case any one should be of sufficiently pure taste to prefer dancing to a solo on that instrument.
He craves dreadfully to come into the cabin, and has as good as asked me as much to my face; but I put him off with unsartain answers, so that he is no wiser than Solo mon.
Bragelonne had, however, insisted that their three voices should be in concert, instead of singing in solo parts, as De Guiche and his rival seemed to have acquired a dangerous habit of investigation.
He had already broken one of the rules of his world, which forbade the entering of a box during a solo.
The kettle had had the last of its solo performance.
It was a matter of masculine pride that he should walk with them, and he had done so in fair seeming; but women had remained to him a closed book, and he preferred a game of solo or seven-up any time.
Go to bed, Maudie, and look under your pillow when you get there," was the oracular reply that came down to them, as Tom's door closed after a jubilant solo on the tin pan.