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alongside

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adverb along·side \-ˈsīd\

Simple Definition of alongside

  • : along or close at the side

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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>

Examples of alongside in a sentence

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



1707

First Known Use of alongside

1707


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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)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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>


ALONGSIDE Defined for Kids

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alongside

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adverb along·side \ə-ˈlȯŋ-ˌsīd\

Definition of alongside for Students

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




2

alongside

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preposition along·side

Definition of alongside for Students

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




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