along
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /əˈlɒŋ/
  • (America) IPA: /əˈlɔŋ/
  • (America, cot-caught, Canada) IPA: /əˈlɑŋ/
Preposition
  1. By the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to.
  2. In a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Samuel 1 1-Chapter-6/#2 6:2 ↗:
      The kine […] went along the highway.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: le long de
  • German: entlang, längs
  • Portuguese: ao longo de
  • Russian: вдоль
  • Spanish: a lo largo, a lo largo de
Translations
  • German: entlang
  • Portuguese: ao longo de, por
  • Russian: вдоль
  • Spanish: por
Adverb

along (not comparable)

  1. In company; together.
    John played the piano and everyone sang along.
  2. Onward, forward, with progressive action.
    Don't stop here. Just move along.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • German: weiter
  • Portuguese: adiante
  • Russian: вперёд
  • Spanish: a lo largo de



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