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Definitions of along

  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. in accompaniment or as a companion; " his little sister came along to the movies"; " I brought my camera along"; " working along with his father"
  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. to a more advanced state; " the work is moving along"; " well along in their research"; " hurrying their education along"; " getting along in years"
  6. By the length; in a line with the length; lengthwise.
  7. In a line, or with a progressive motion; onward; forward.
  8. In company; together.
  9. By the length of, as distinguished from across.
  10. ( Now heard only in the prep. phrase along of.)
  11. By the length; lengthwise; in a line parallel with the length; onward; as, let us walk along.
  12. By or through the length of: lengthwise: throughout: onward: ( fol. by with) in company of.
  13. By the side of: near.
  14. By the side of; lengthwise.
  15. Lengthwise; onward.
  16. In company ( with).
  17. On the line of; by the side of; throughout.
  18. Lengthwise; in a line with the length; onward. All along, the whole length. Along with, in company. Alongside, side by side Along shore, by the shore Lying along, pressed down by the weight of sail.
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Usage examples for along

  1. They ought to be along purty soon now. – Lost Farm Camp by Harry Herbert Knibbs
  2. You will come along too, mother, won't you?" – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  3. Come along Mr. Cheape! – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. Then, all along what you've been trying to tell me is ... – Deepfreeze by Robert Donald Locke
  5. " Now, then, if you are going, come along he cried. – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  6. So come along sharp's the word, see? – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  7. Here, come along old man. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  8. And- and you'll take me along – The Boy Aviators in Africa by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  9. Come along now, or it will be too late. – Good Luck by L. T. Meade
  10. I don't want to come in, for fear some one might come along – The Story of a White Rocking Horse by Laura Lee Hope
  11. You'll have to come along – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  12. How are you going to get along yourself, if you let him have so much? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. " Come along will you? – Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow
  14. You better be gettin' along home. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  15. I shall get along said Clementina. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. How can I get along now! – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis
  17. And you're to come along – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  18. If you come along with me I will put you in the road again, and then you will soon find your way home. – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  19. Captain Murchison said this morning that he wanted to go along – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  20. If any wish to go, come along – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
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