along - definitions and synonyms

along adverb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : with a forward motion

    Example Sentenses:

    • we drove along admiring the view

    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace

    • move along

    • the circus traveled on to the next city

    • march on

    Synonyms:

    on
  2. English Meaning: 

    : in accompaniment or as a companion

    Example Sentenses:

    • his little sister came along to the movies

    • I brought my camera along

    • working along with his father

  3. English Meaning: 

    : to a more advanced state

    Example Sentenses:

    • the work is moving along

    • well along in their research

    • hurrying their education along

    • getting along in years

  4. English Meaning: 

    : in addition (usually followed by `with')

    Example Sentenses:

    • 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. English Meaning: 

    : in line with a length or direction (often followed by `by' or `beside')

    Example Sentenses:

    • pass the word along

    • ran along beside me

    • cottages along by the river