What does solo mean?

Definitions for solo
ˈsoʊ loʊso·lo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solo(noun)

    any activity that is performed alone without assistance

  2. solo(noun)

    a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment)

  3. solo(adj)

    a flight in which the aircraft pilot is unaccompanied

  4. solo(verb)

    composed or performed by a single voice or instrument

    "a passage for solo clarinet"

  5. solo(verb)

    fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers

  6. solo(adverb)

    perform a piece written for a single instrument

  7. alone, solo, unaccompanied(adverb)

    without anybody else or anything else

    "the child stayed home alone"; "the pillar stood alone, supporting nothing"; "he flew solo"

Wiktionary

  1. solo(Noun)

    A piece of music for one performer.

  2. solo(Noun)

    A job or performance done by one person alone.

  3. solo(Noun)

    A card game similar to whist in which each player plays against the others in turn without a partner.

  4. solo(Noun)

    A single shot of espresso.

  5. solo(Verb)

    To perform a solo.

  6. solo(Verb)

    To perform something in the absence of anyone else.

  7. solo(Adjective)

    Without a companion or instructor.

  8. solo(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to, a musical solo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solo(adj)

    a tune, air, strain, or a whole piece, played by a single person on an instrument, or sung by a single voice

  2. Origin: [It., from L. solus alone. See Sole, a.]

Freebase

  1. Solo

    In music, a solo is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung by a single performer. In practice this means a number of different things, depending on the type of music and the context. The word is also used for the act of performing a solo, and sometimes for the performer. The plural is soli or the anglicised form solos. In some context these are interchangeable, but soli tends to be restricted to classical music, and tends to refer to either the solo performers or the solo passages in a single piece: it would not often be used to refer to several pieces that happen to be for single performers. Furthermore, the word soli can be used to refer to a small number of simultaneous parts assigned to single players in an orchestral composition. In the Baroque concerto grosso, the term for such a group of soloists was concertino.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Solo

    sō′lō, n. a musical piece performed by only one voice or instrument:—pl. Sō′lōs.—adj. Sō′lō, unconcerted.—n. Sō′lōist. [It.,—L. solus, alone.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'solo' in Nouns Frequency: #2774

Anagrams for solo »

  1. loos, Oslo

  2. Oslo

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How to say solo in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of solo in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of solo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of solo in a Sentence

  1. Ralph Kiner:

    Solo homers usually come with no one on base.

  2. Ryan Britt:

    If Alden's sexy, I don't think he can be as pushy as the Han Solo of the 80s.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A strong person walks solo only and never seen marching with the masses of people.

  4. Sipho P Nkosi:

    It's better to fly solo and have more space than to fly with a flock of birds.

  5. Sarah Woloski:

    Han Solo is my favorite character in 'Star Wars' and Harrison Ford is a big part of that.

Images & Illustrations of solo

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