HyperDic: along

English > 5 senses of the word along:
ADVERBallalong, onwith a forward motion
allalongin accompaniment or as a companion
allalongto a more advanced state
allalongin addition (usually followed by 'with')
allalongin line with a length or direction (often followed by 'by' or 'beside')
along > pronunciation
Soundsahlao'ng
RhymesArmstrong ... yearlong: 33 rhymes with aong...
English > along: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith a forward motion.
Examples
  • "we drove along admiring the view"
  • "the horse trotted along at a steady pace"
  • "move along"
Synonymon
Spanisha lo largo, hacia adelante
English > along: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn accompaniment or as a companion.
Examples
  • "his little sister came along to the movies"
  • "I brought my camera along"
  • "working along with his father"
Spanishen compañía
English > along: 5 senses > adverb 3
MeaningTo a more advanced state.
Examples
  • "the work is moving along"
  • "well along in their research"
  • "hurrying their education along"
  • "getting along in years"
Spanisha lo largo de
English > along: 5 senses > adverb 4
MeaningIn addition (usually followed by 'with').
Examples
  • "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"
Spanishademás, a lo largo de
English > along: 5 senses > adverb 5
MeaningIn line with a length or direction (often followed by 'by' or 'beside').
Examples
  • "pass the word along"
  • "ran along beside me"
  • "cottages along by the river"

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