alongside

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Etymology[edit]

along +‎ side

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ʌ.lɑŋˈsaɪd/
  • (file)
    The USS Harry S. Truman coming alongside the USNS John Lenthall for a fuel replenishment.

Adverb[edit]

alongside (not comparable)

  1. Along the side; by the side; side by side with.
    Ahoy, bring your boat alongside of mine.

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Preposition[edit]

alongside

  1. Together with or at the same time.
    • 2011 September 2, Phil McNulty, “Bulgaria 0-3 England”, BBC:
      The Italian opted for Bolton's Cahill alongside captain John Terry - and his decision was rewarded with a goal after only 13 minutes. Bulgaria gave a hint of defensive frailties to come when they failed to clear Young's corner, and when Gareth Barry found Cahill in the box he applied the finish past Nikolay Mihaylov.
    • 2013 June 1, “Ideas coming down the track”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 13 (Technology Quarterly): 
      A “moving platform” scheme [] is more technologically ambitious than maglev trains even though it relies on conventional rails. Local trains would use side-by-side rails to roll alongside intercity trains and allow passengers to switch trains by stepping through docking bays.
    The nurse worked alongside the doctor.

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