along: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-lông', u-long'), [key]
- through, on, beside, over, or parallel to the length or direction of; from one end to the other of: to walk along a highway; to run a border along a shelf.
- during; in the course of: Somewhere along the way I lost my hat.
- in conformity or accordance with: I plan to revise the article along the lines suggested.
- by the length; lengthwise; parallel to or in a line with the length or direction: He ran along beside me.
- with a progressive motion; onward: The police ordered the line to move along.
- (of time) some way on: along toward evening.
- in company; in agreement (usually fol. by with): I'll go along with you. He planned the project along with his associates.
- as a companion; with one: She took her brother along.
- from one person or place to another: The order was passed along from the general to the captain and from the captain to a private.
- at or to an advanced place or state: Work on the new ship is quite far along.
- as an accompanying item; on hand: Bring along your umbrella.
- all the time; throughout: I knew all along that it was a lie.
- and Brit. Dial. We weren't invited, along of your rudeness.
- owing to; because of:We weren't invited, along of your rudeness.
- in company with:You come along of me to the store.
- to arrive at a place; come: They should be along soon.
- See(def. 33).
- along (Thesaurus)