abreast of

Definition of abreast of

  1. 1 :  next to (someone or something) She was running alone for a while, then another runner drew abreast of her.

  2. 2 :  aware of or informed about (new occurrences, facts, etc.) She is always abreast of the latest political news. He likes to keep/stay abreast of the news.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  beside one another in line

    :  up to a particular standard or level especially of knowledge of recent developments

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a trip made at another's expense

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