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Definition of 'along'

Adverb

  1. 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"
       Synonyms: on
  2. in accompaniment or as a companion; "his little sister came along to the movies"; "I brought my camera along"; "working along with his father"
  3. to a more advanced state; "the work is moving along"; "well along in their research"; "hurrying their education along"; "getting along in years"
  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. 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"


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