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Meaning of alongside

a•long•side

Pronunciation: (u-lông'sīd', u-long'-), [key]
— adv.
  1. along, by, at, or to the side of something: We brought the boat alongside.
—prep.
  1. beside; by the side of: The dog ran alongside me all the way.
  2. compared with: Alongside of his brother, he is no student at all.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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