Definitions for abreastəˈbrɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. abreast(adverb)

    alongside each other, facing in the same direction

Wiktionary

  1. abreast(Adverb)

    Informed, well-informed, familiar, acquainted

  2. abreast(Adverb)

    Side by side, facing forward, with breasts in a line; as,

  3. abreast(Adverb)

    Side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam.

  4. abreast(Adverb)

    Up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science.

  5. abreast(Adverb)

    : At the same time; simultaneously

  6. abreast(Preposition)

    Abreast of; alongside.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abreast(adverb)

    side by side, with breasts in a line; as, "Two men could hardly walk abreast."

  2. Abreast(adverb)

    side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam; -- with of

  3. Abreast(adverb)

    up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science

  4. Abreast(adverb)

    at the same time; simultaneously

  5. Origin: [Pref. a- + breast.]


Translations for abreast

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • един до друг, на един ред, рамо до рамо, редомBulgarian
  • auf dem Laufenden, beieinanderGerman
  • de lado a lado, al corriente, de frenteSpanish
  • kursisEstonian
  • ajan tasalla, rinnakkain, kyljittäin, vierivieressä, tasalla, tietoinen, vierekkäinFinnish
  • au courant, côte à côteFrench
  • di pari passo, affiancato, aggiornata, al passo, al traverso, aggiornato, al correnteItalian
  • op de hoogte, welingelicht, bekend, goed ingelicht, zij aan zijDutch
  • obok siebiePolish
  • [[bem]] [[informado]], lado a ladoPortuguese
  • рядом, [[на]] [[траверз, борт о борт, бок о бокRussian

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