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along adverb 1 in some direction Her old banger just chugs along. 2 a in accompaniment could sing along to any Nirvana track; b in the company of someone else or with others went along with Kurt to the gig. 3 into a more advanced state coming along nicely. prep 1 by the side of something or near something. 2 down the length of or down part of the length of something The shops are just along that street. all along see under all. along with something or someone 1 in addition to it or them Along with the CD, you get a free poster. 2 in conjunction with it or them. be along colloq to arrive, call, visit, etc said he'd be along about six. go along with someone or something and go along for the ride see under go1.
ETYMOLOGY: Anglo-Saxon andlang.
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