Definition of happen along
US, literary + old-fashioned
: to come to or by a place by chance He was about to leave when his old girlfriend happened by.
Word by Word Definitions
: to come into being or occur as an event, process, or result
: to do, encounter, or attain something by or as if by chance
: to meet or discover something by chance
: in a line matching the length or direction of
: at a point or points on
: in the course of
: forward, on
: from one to another
: in company : as a companion
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