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alongside

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adverb along·side \-ˈsīd\

Simple Definition of alongside

  • : along or close at the side

Full Definition of alongside

  1. 1 :  along the side :  in parallel position

  2. 2 :  at the side :  close by <a guard with a prisoner alongside>


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alongside

preposition along·side

Simple Definition of alongside

  • : next to (someone or something)

  • : along the side of (something)

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

Full Definition of alongside

  1. 1 a :  along the side of <the boat docked alongside the pier> b :  beside 1 <standing alongside me>

  2. 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.



1735

First Known Use of alongside

1735


ALONGSIDE Defined for Kids

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alongside

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adverb along·side \ə-ˈlȯŋ-ˌsīd\

Definition of alongside

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




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alongside

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preposition along·side

Definition of alongside

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





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