Definition of alongside preposition from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    alongside

     preposition
    preposition
    NAmE//əˌlɔŋˈsaɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1next to or at the side of something or someone A police car pulled up alongside us. a lifeboat moored alongside the yacht Much of the land alongside the river is below sea level.
  2. 2together with or at the same time as something or someone Traditional beliefs still flourish alongside a modern urban lifestyle.
alongsideadverb
 
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Nick caught up with me and rode alongside.