Alongside meaning

ə-lôngsīd, ə-lŏng-
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Alongside is defined as being in a position next to something.

Walking adjacent to someone is an example of walking alongside.

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The definition of alongside is being near something.

Docking a boat close to the shore is an example of docking alongside the shore.

preposition
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Along, near, at, or to the side.

Stood with a bodyguard alongside; drove up alongside.

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By the side of; side by side with.

The boat lay alongside the pier.

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At or by the side; side by side.
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At the side of; side by side with.
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Along the side; by the side; side by side with.

Ahoy, bring your boat alongside of mine.

adverb
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Together with or at the same time.

The nurse worked alongside the doctor.

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alongside of
  • At the side of; beside; adjoining.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

alongside of

Origin of alongside