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alongside

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adverb along·side \-ˈsīd\

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.

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First Known Use of alongside

1704


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alongside

preposition along·side

Definition of alongside

  1. 1a :  along the side of the boat docked alongside the pierb :  beside 1 standing alongside me

  2. 2a :  in company with men she has been working alongside — Richard Halloranb :  in addition to a special category alongside the awards it annually presents — Horizon

Examples of alongside in a sentence

  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.

1704

First Known Use of alongside

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ALONGSIDE Defined for English Language Learners

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alongside

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adverb along·side \-ˈsīd\

Definition of alongside for English Language Learners

  • : along or close at the side


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alongside

preposition along·side

Definition of alongside for English Language Learners

  • : next to (someone or something)

  • : along the side of (something)

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


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.


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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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