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1alongside

adverb along·side \-ˈsīd\

: along or close at the side

Full Definition of ALONGSIDE

1
:  along the side :  in parallel position
2
:  at the side :  close by <a guard with a prisoner alongside>
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Examples of ALONGSIDE

  1. We waited for the other boat to come alongside.

First Known Use of ALONGSIDE

1707

2alongside

preposition

: next to (someone or something)

: along the side of (something)

: at the same time as (something) : together with (something)

Full Definition of ALONGSIDE

1
a :  along the side of <the boat docked alongside the pier>
b :  beside 1 <standing alongside me>
2
a :  in company with <men she has been working alongside — Richard Halloran>
b :  in addition to <a special category alongside the awards it annually presents — Horizon>

Examples of ALONGSIDE

  1. The children work alongside their parents in the field.
  2. Bring the boat alongside the dock.
  3. one theory taught alongside the other
  4. The town grew up alongside the college.

First Known Use of ALONGSIDE

1735
ALONGSIDE Defined for Kids

1alongside

adverb along·side \ə-ˈlŋ-ˌsīd\

Definition of ALONGSIDE for Kids

:  along or by the side <Walk alongside your sister.>

2alongside

preposition

Definition of ALONGSIDE for Kids

:  parallel to <Bring the boats alongside the dock.>

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