Two people walking alongside each other.
- Alongside is defined as being in a position next to something.
Walking adjacent to someone is an example of walking alongside.
- The definition of alongside is being near something.
Docking a boat close to the shore is an example of docking alongside the shore.
at or by the side; side by side
at the side of; side by side with
at the side of; beside; adjoining
Along, near, at, or to the side: stood with a bodyguard alongside; drove up alongside.
prepositionor alongside of
By the side of; side by side with: The boat lay alongside the pier.
- Together with or at the same time.
- The nurse worked alongside the doctor.