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Definitions for Alongside
əˈlɔŋˈsaɪd, əˈlɒŋ-along·side

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aboard, alongsideadverb

    side by side

    "anchored close aboard another ship"


  1. alongsideadverb

    Along the side; by the side; side by side with.

    Ahoy, bring your boat alongside of mine.

  2. alongsidepreposition

    Together with or at the same time.

    The nurse worked alongside the doctor.


  1. alongside

    Alongside is a preposition that typically refers to being next to or at the side of someone or something. It can also denote moving or functioning together with someone, simultaneously or in cooperation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alongsideadverb

    along or by the side; side by side with; -- often with of; as, bring the boat alongside; alongside of him; alongside of the tree

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Alongside' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3302

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alongside in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alongside in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Alongside in a Sentence

  1. Zumhar Jamal al-Karwi:

    We won't accept Jalawla remaining in Kurdish clutches. If they cling to it by force, it will be retaken by force, we are prepared to fight against the Kurds alongside the militias unless the peshmerga leave Jalawla.

  2. Lily Kay Ross:

    We have to take seriously the potential for harm alongside the huge potential for benefit, standards of safety and ethics would go a long way in making sure that this kind of abuse isn't experienced by anyone else.

  3. Sami Safi:

    He came to the same country that he fought alongside, and to his surprise he was singled out and treated as a criminal. Is this how America treats its allies and those who sacrificed alongside Americans in Afghanistan? my service for the military should have been valued. My brother’s service to the military should have been valued.

  4. Chris Murphy:

    It gives me hope that if I stick with this, families will stick with this alongside me.

  5. Bill E Ford:

    What you're starting to see is serious advertisers are recognizing Snap as an ad platform of scale alongside Google and Facebook, and [advertisers] want a third alternative

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. abide
    • B. abduct
    • C. rumpus
    • D. abash

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