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Along is sometimes a misspelling of a long.

The word along is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adverb along

What does along mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. with a forward motion
    • examples: we drove along admiring the view | the horse trotted along at a steady pace | move along
    • synonym of along: on
  2. in accompaniment or as a companion
    • examples: his little sister came along to the movies | I brought my camera along | working along with his father
  3. to a more advanced state
    • examples: the work is moving along | well along in their research | hurrying their education along | getting along in years
  4. in addition (usually followed by `with')
    • examples: we sent them food and some clothing went along in the package | along with the package came a bill | consider the advantages along with the disadvantages
  5. in line with a length or direction (often followed by `by' or `beside')
    • examples: pass the word along | ran along beside me | cottages along by the river

Alternative definition of the adverb along


  1. In company; together.
  2. Onward, forward, with progressive action.

Other definitions of along

What does along also mean?


  1. By the length; in a line with the length; lengthwise.
  2. In a line, or with a progressive motion; onward; forward.


  1. "Along" is a composition.
  2. "Along" is a composition.

Phrases with Along

Phrases starting with the word Along:

  1. Along of
  2. along with

Phrases ending with the word Along:

  1. Be Along
  2. go along
  3. all along
  4. get along
  5. Git Along
  6. Got Along
  7. rub along
  8. run along
  9. tag along
  10. belt along
  11. Came Along
  12. come along
  13. home-along
  14. pass along
  15. pelt along
  16. play along
  17. poke along
  18. pull along

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Along

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Oklahoma (1999)

by Nancy Capace

between townships six and seven North; thence east along said township line to its intersection with the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four West; thence north along said range line to its intersection with the township line ...

Google previewA dictionary of English etymology (1859)

by H. Wedgwood

ALONG. 43 plied to a cupboard for keeping cold and b'roken victuals.— Bailey, in v. Ambre, Ammery, Aumry. Ambry, a pantry.— HalliwelL Then as an aumry or receptacle for broken victuals would occupy an important place in-the ofiice where ...

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Quotes about Along

Bruce Willis. Pain in my ass, no problem about that. We just didn't get along. We got along off camera, but shooting we just didn't get along. (Antoine Fuqua)
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Scrabble value of A1L1O1N1G2

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ALONG

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