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alois senefelder | alomancy | alone | alonely | aloneness | along | along with | alongshore | alongshoreman | alongside | alongst

along

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Preposition, Adverb
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a=long
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437 in 425 verses (in OT : 365 in 353 verses) (in NT : 72 in 72 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

alongadv. [OE. along, anlong, AS. andlang, along; pref. and- (akin to OFris. ond-, OHG. ant-, Ger. ent-, Goth. and-, anda-, L. ante, Gr. , Skr. anti, over against) + lang long. See Long.].
  •  By the length; in a line with the length; lengthwise.  [1913 Webster]
    "Some laid along . . . on spokes of wheels are hung."  [1913 Webster]
  •  In a line, or with a progressive motion; onward; forward.  [1913 Webster]
    "We will go along by the king's highway."  [1913 Webster]
    "He struck with his o'ertaking wings,
    And chased us south along.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  In company; together.  [1913 Webster]
    "He to England shall along with you."  [1913 Webster]
All along, all through the course of; during the whole time; throughout. “I have all along declared this to be a neutral paper.” Addison. -- To get along, to get on; to make progress, as in business. “She 'll get along in heaven better than you or I.” Mrs. Stowe.
alongprep. 
     By the length of, as distinguished from across.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
    "The kine . . . went along the highway."  [1913 Webster]
along,  [AS. gelang owing to.].
     (Now heard only in the prep. phrase along of.)  [1913 Webster]
Along of, Along on, often shortened to Long of, prep. phr., owing to; on account of. [Obs. or Low. Eng.]On me is not along thin evil fare.” Chaucer. “And all this is long of you.” Shak. “This increase of price is all along of the foreigners.” London Punch.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

along, prep. & adv.
--prep.
1 from one end to the other end of (a handkerchief with lace along the edge).
2 on or through any part of the length of (was walking along the road).
3 beside or through the length of (shelves stood along the wall).
--adv.
1 onward; into a more advanced state (come along; getting along nicely).
2 at or to a particular place; arriving (I'll be along soon).
3 in company with a person, esp. oneself (bring a book along).
4 beside or through part or the whole length of a thing.

Idiom
along with in addition to; together with.
Etymology
OE andlang f. WG, rel. to LONG(1)

THESAURUS

along

abeam, abreast, additionally, ahead, along by, alongside, as well, at length, beside, by, en route to, endlong, endways, endwise, for, forth, forward, forwards, furthermore, in length, lengthways, lengthwise, likewise, longitudinally, longways, longwise, moreover, on, onward, onwards, too, yea, yet

ROGET THESAURUS

along

Length

N length, longitude, span, mileage, distance, line, bar, rule, stripe, streak, spoke, radius, lengthening, prolongation, production, protraction, tension, tensure, extension, line, nail, inch, hand, palm, foot, cubit, yard, ell, fathom, rood, pole, furlong, mile, league, chain, link, arpent, handbreadth, jornada, kos, vara, astronomical unit, AU, light- year, parsec, nanometer, nm, micron, micrometer, millimicron, millimeter, mm, centimeter, cm, meter, kilometer, km, pedometer, perambulator, scale, long, longsome, lengthy, wiredrawn, outstretched, lengthened, sesquipedalian, interminable, no end of, macrocolous, linear, lineal, longitudinal, oblong, as long as my arm, as long as today and tomorrow, unshortened &c (shorten), lengthwise, at length, longitudinally, endlong, along, tandem, in a line, in perspective, from end to end, from stem to stern, from head to foot, from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot, from top to toe, fore and aft.


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