(adverb, preposition)


1. with a forward motion

- we drove along admiring the view

- the horse trotted along at a steady pace

- move along

Similar word(s): on

2. in accompaniment or as a companion

- his little sister came along to the movies

- I brought my camera along

- working along with his father

3. to a more advanced state

- the work is moving along

- well along in their research

- hurrying their education along

4. in addition (usually followed by `with')

- 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')

- pass the word along

- ran along beside me

- cottages along by the river

Sentences with along as an adverb:

- I am going to the store. Do you want to come along?

- Don't stop here. Just move along.


1. By the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to.

2. In a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on.