along along  /ə ˈlɔŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) with a forward motion
  2. (adv) in accompaniment or as a companion
  3. (adv) to a more advanced state
  4. (adv) in addition (usually followed by `with')
  5. (adv) in line with a length or direction (often followed by `by' or `beside')

Usage(s):

  1. Iran is building a bulwark along its border with Pakistan to stop illegal crossings.
  2. Incongruous messages dot the strip malls along busy Route 32, which bisects Clermont County.
  3. Marilyn's media-drenched image as a tragic dumb blond has become an American archetype, along with the Marlboro Man and the Harley-straddling wild one.

News

  1. Dispatchers: 18-wheeler hits, kills man walking along interstate

    A pedestrian walking along a mountain interstate was killed in an accident involving an 18-wheeler Wednesday morning, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Dispatchers say calls about the Buncombe County accident began coming in just after 6 a.m. The accident happened at the 35.3 mile marker in the westbound lanes of Interstate 26 near the Blue Ridge Parkway, about two miles west of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WYFF 4 Greenville

  2. Along the Lakeshore: June 12

    Along the Lakeshore column from the June 12 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Skaneateles Press

  3. Thousands evacuated along Germany's Elbe River as high waters surge north

    BERLIN †Thousands of homes are being evacuated along Germany's Elbe River as waters threaten to break through levees protecting several north German towns.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. He said that in admitting and training men for the priesthood, "We will do everything we can to weigh the authenticity of their vocation and make every effort to accompany priests along their journey, so that the Lord will protect them and watch...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Boston Globe

  2. In his remarks, Mr Bush said: "Some seem to believe that we should negotiate with the terrorists and radicals, as if some ingenious argument will persuade them they have been wrong all along."
    on May 15, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Independent

  3. "With these sanctions-along with others-we are striking at the heart of the Iranian government's ability to fund and develop its nuclear programs," Mr. Obama said at a White House ceremony.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

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