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Definition 1: a flight in which the aircraft pilot is unaccompanied - [noun denoting act]

(solo is a kind of ...) an instance of traveling by air

"flying was still an exciting adventure for him"

Definition 2: any activity that is performed alone without assistance - [noun denoting act]

(solo is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 3: a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment) - [noun denoting communication]

(solo is a kind of ...) a musical work that has been created

"the composition is written in four movements"

(... is a kind of solo ) composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a religious service or musical performance

Definition 4: perform a piece written for a single instrument - [verb of creation]

(solo is a kind of ...) give a performance (of something)

"Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight" "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"

Definition 5: fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers - [verb of motion]

(solo is a kind of ...) operate an airplane

"The pilot flew to Cuba"

(solo belongs to category ...) travel via aircraft

"air travel involves too much waiting in airports" "if you've time to spare go by air"

Definition 6: without anybody else or anything else - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where solo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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Definition 7: composed or performed by a single voice or instrument - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where solo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a passage for solo clarinet

(solo is similar to ...) playing or singing without accompaniment

"the soloist sang unaccompanied"

(solo belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

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