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a·long

along

 
pronunciation:
lawng
parts of speech:
preposition, adverb
phrases:
all along
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: by or through the length of; next to.
We ran along the path by the river.They walked along the edge of the cliff.
similar words:
down
definition 2: at a point on.
They made two stops along the way.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in close proximity; as a companion (often fol. by "with").
He walked along with his mother to her car.Why don't you come along with us to the movie tonight?The dog usually goes along with the family on their trips.
definition 2: in a progressive motion; forward.
The police told the crowd to move along.
definition 3: in concert or agreement; together (usu. fol. by "with").
He was a little unsure about their plan, but he went along with them on it nonetheless.
phrase: all along