alongside

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a·long·side

 (ə-lông′sīd′, ə-lŏng′-)
adv.
Along, near, at, or to the side: stood with a bodyguard alongside; drove up alongside.
prep. or alongside of
By the side of; side by side with: The boat lay alongside the pier.

alongside

(əˈlɒŋˌsaɪd)
prep
(often foll by of) along the side of; along beside: alongside the quay.
adv
along the side of some specified thing: come alongside.

a•long•side

(əˈlɔŋˈsaɪd, əˈlɒŋ-)

adv.
1. along or at the side of something: We brought the boat alongside.
prep.
2. beside; by the side of: The dog ran alongside me all the way.
3. alongside of,
a. beside; alongside.
b. Informal. compared with.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.alongside - side by sidealongside - side by side; "anchored close aboard another ship"

alongside

preposition
1. next to, near, along, close to, beside, nearby to Much of the industry was located alongside rivers.
2. together with, with, along with He had worked alongside them for years.
Translations
إلى جَانِب، بِمُحَاذَاة
po bokuvedle
langs med
kõrvuti
vieressäyhdessä
samsíîa, viî hliîina á
popri
yanınayanında

alongside

[əˈlɒŋˈsaɪd]
A. PREP
1. (= next to) → al lado de
there's a stream alongside the gardenhay un arroyo al lado del jardín
the car stopped alongside meel coche se paró a mi lado
they have to work alongside each othertienen que trabajar juntos
how can these systems work alongside each other?¿cómo estos sistemas pueden funcionar en colaboración?
2. (Naut) → al costado de
to come alongside a shipatracarse al costado de un buque
B. ADV (Naut) → de costado
to bring a ship alongsideacostar un buque
to come alongsideatracar

alongside

[əˌlɒŋˈsaɪd]
prep
(= at the side of) → à côté de
A car drew up alongside the truck → Une voiture est arrivée à côté du camion.
BUT Une voiture est arrivée à la hauteur du camion.
He sat alongside me → Il s'est assis à côté de moi.
(= along the length of) → le long de
He walked alongside the river → Il marchait le long de la rivière.
BUT Il longeait la rivière à pied.
(= together with) → aux côtés de
The volunteers work alongside the permanent staff → Les volontaires travaillent aux côtés des employés.
(= as well as) → en même temps que
Her self-confidence will develop alongside her technique → Sa confiance en elle progressera en même temps que sa technique.
adv
We stopped, and the bus pulled up alongside → Nous nous sommes arrêtés et le bus s'est arrêté à côté de nous.
We brought our boat alongside → Nous avons accosté.

alongside

prepneben (+dat); he parked alongside the kerb (Brit) or curb (US) → er parkte am Bordstein; we were moored alongside the pier/the other boatswir lagen am Pier vor Anker/lagen Bord an Bord mit den anderen Schiffen; the houses alongside the riverdie Häuser am Fluss entlang; he works alongside me (= with me)er ist ein Kollege von mir; (= next to me)er arbeitet neben mir
advdaneben; is the launch still alongside?liegt die Barkasse immer noch längsseits?; a police car drew up alongsideein Polizeiauto fuhr neben mich/ihn etc heran; she was driving alongsidesie fuhr nebenher; they brought their dinghy alongsidesie brachten ihr Dingi heran

alongside

[əˈlɒŋˈsaɪd]
1. adv (Naut) → sottobordo
we brought our boat alongside (of a pier/shore) → abbiamo accostato la barca (al molo/alla riva )
2. prep (along) → lungo; (beside) → accanto a
the railway runs alongside the beach → la ferrovia costeggia la spiaggia
to come alongside the quay → accostare al molo
to work alongside other people → lavorare assieme ad altre persone

along

(əˈloŋ) preposition
1. from one end to the other. He walked along several streets; The wall runs along the river.
2. at a point at the end or on the length of. There's a post-box somewhere along this street.
adverb
1. onwards or forward. He ran along beside me; Come along, please!
2. to the place mentioned. I'll come along in five minutes.
3. in company, together. I took a friend along with me.
aˌlongˈside preposition, adverb
beside or close to (the side of a ship, a pier etc). He berthed alongside his friend's boat.

alongside

adv. al costado de, junto a.
References in classic literature ?
As our charge was wrapped in his cloak, I purposely passed within a boat or two's length of the floating Custom House, and so out to catch the stream, alongside of two emigrant ships, and under the bows of a large transport with troops on the forecastle looking down at us.
We shall next proceed to show how that government which is peculiarly called a state arises alongside of democracy and oligarchy, and how it ought to be established; and this will at the same time show what are the proper boundaries of both these governments, for we must mark out wherein they differ from one another, and then from both these compose a state of such parts of each of them as will show from whence they were taken.
Then twelve roasted oxen and twelve tons of bread were brought alongside of the ship, and at one sitting the glutton had devoured it all.
Lop-Ear, who was shivering and peeping alongside of me, scrambled back into the cave.