Definition of along
- walking along the road
- a house along the river
- made stops along the way
- a new agreement along the lines of the first
We walked along the beach.
The chairs were lined up along the wall.
The ship sailed along the coast.
We drove to Boston and we stopped along the way for lunch.
We walked along beside the road.
I was just walking along, minding my own business.
The police told the people in the crowd to move along.
We looked at the houses as we drove along.
Plans for a new stadium are already pretty far along.
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: in a line matching the length or direction of (something)
: at a point on (something)
: in a forward direction
: at or to an advanced point
: at a particular place : here or there
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