Definition of alongside
- a guard with a prisoner alongside
We waited for the other boat to come alongside.
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The children work alongside their parents in the field.
Bring the boat alongside the dock.
one theory taught alongside the other
The town grew up alongside the college.
: along or close at the side
: next to (someone or something)
: along the side of (something)
: at the same time as (something) : together with (something)
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