Definition of ALONG

Adverb : ALONG

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) with a forward motion; "we drove along admiring the view"; "the horse trotted along at a steady pace"; "the circus traveled on to the next city"; "move along"; "march on" ;

  • 2. (

    ) in accompaniment or as a companion; "his little sister came along to the movies"; "I brought my camera along"; "working along with his father" ;

  • 3. (

    ) to a more advanced state; "the work is moving along"; "well along in their research"; "hurrying their education along"; "getting along in years" ;

  • 4. (

    ) in addition (usually followed by `with'); "we sent them food and some clothing went along in the package"; "along with the package came a bill"; "consider the advantages along with the disadvantages" ;

  • 5. (

    ) in line with a length or direction (often followed by `by' or `beside'); "pass the word along"; "ran along beside me"; "cottages along by the river" ;


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