Definitions for abreastəˈbrɛst
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
side by side; beside each other in a line:
They walked two abreast.
informed; aware; up-to-date:
to keep abreast of new developments.
equal to or alongside in progress or attainment.
Origin of abreast:
abreast(p), au courant, au fait, up on(p)(adverb)
being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
"kept abreast of the latest developments"; "constant revision keeps the book au courant"; "always au fait on the latest events"; "up on the news"
alongside each other, facing in the same direction
Informed, well-informed, familiar, acquainted
Side by side, facing forward, with breasts in a line; as,
Side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam.
Up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science.
: At the same time; simultaneously
Abreast of; alongside.
side by side, with breasts in a line; as, "Two men could hardly walk abreast."
side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam; -- with of
up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science
at the same time; simultaneously
Translations for abreast
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
side by side
They walked along the road three abreast.
- langs mekaarAfrikaans
- جَنْبَاً إلى جَنْبArabic
- един до другBulgarian
- lado a ladoPortuguese (BR)
- vedle sebeCzech
- side om side; ved siden af hinandenDanish
- πλάι πλάιGreek
- a la misma altura, a la parSpanish
- در کنار همFarsi
- côte à côteFrench
- זֶה בְּצַד זֶהHebrew
- बराबर मेंHindi
- rame uz rameCroatian
- egymás mellettHungarian
- samsíða, hlið við hliðIcelandic
- fianco a fiancoItalian
- blakus; līdzāsLatvian
- naast elkaarDutch
- side om sideNorwegian
- ramię przy ramieniuPolish
- در کنار همPersian
- څنګ په څنګPashto
- lado a ladoPortuguese
- unul lângă altulRomanian
- в ряд, рядомRussian
- vedľa sebaSlovak
- i breddSwedish
- yanyana, aynı hizadaTurkish
- 並肩地Chinese (Trad.)
- поряд, поручUkrainian
- پہلوبہ پہلوUrdu
- sánh vaiVietnamese
- 并肩地Chinese (Simp.)
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