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Definition of "alongside" []

  • Along, near, at, or to the side: stood with a bodyguard alongside; honked and drove up alongside. (adverb)
  • By the side of; side by side with. (preposition)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "alongside" in a sentence
  • "He tells the world that his art has raised him to the level of divine Michelangelo, and the world places his name alongside Michelangelo, and Da Vinci, and anyone else he cares to suggest."
  • "Alexander Wang, who bagged Accessory Designer of the Year, said, It's such an honor ... to even just have my name alongside names such as Marc's is enough of an acknowledgment for me."
  • "As yet, no post mortem had been done on David Rushton, but she also wanted his name alongside the other four victims."