meaning of ALONG

ALONG meaning in General Dictionary

Now heard just within the prep expression along of

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  • By the period of as distinguished from across
  • because of the length in a range using size lengthwise
  • consistent with a length or direction (frequently accompanied by `by' or `beside')
  • to an even more advanced state
  • with a forward movement
  • in accompaniment or as a companion
  • also (usually followed closely by `with')
  • because of the size; in a line because of the length; lengthwise.
  • In a line, or with a progressive motion; onward; forward.
  • In organization; together.
  • By the duration of, as distinguished from across.
  • (Now heard only in preparation. term along of.)

ALONG meaning in Law Dictionary

This term means "by." "on," or "over," based on the subject-matter while the framework. Pratt v. Railroad Co.. 42 Myself. 583; Walton v. Railway Co., 07 Mo. 58; Church v. Meeker, 34 Conn. 421.


ALONG meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English andlang "entire, continuous; extended; the entire day; alongside of," from and- "opposite, against" (from Proto-Germanic *andi-, *anda-, from PIE *anti "against," locative singular of *ant- "front, forehead;" see ante) + lang "long" (see long (adj.)). Feeling offered to "through the whole amount of."


ALONG meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) Because of the length; in a line because of the length; lengthwise.

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  • (adv.) In a line, or with a progressive movement; onward; forward.
  • (adv.) In company; together.
  • (prep.) By the period of, as distinguished from across.
  • (today heard just within the preparation. phrase along of.)

Sentence Examples with the word ALONG

Below Xiririca, and communicates with an inland canal or waterway extending for many miles along this coast and known as the Iguape, or Mar Pequeno.

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