Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Along, near, at, or to the side: stood with a bodyguard alongside; honked and drove up alongside.
  • prep. By the side of; side by side with.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Along the side; by the side; side by side with.
  • prep. Together with or at the same time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Along or by the side; side by side with; -- often with of

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Along or by the side; at or to the side of anything, as a ship: as, to be alongside of the wall.
  • Beside; by the side of: as, the vessel lay alongside the wharf.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. side by side

Etymologies

along +‎ side (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He tells the world that his art has raised him to the level of divine Michelangelo, and the world places his name alongside Michelangelo, and Da Vinci, and anyone else he cares to suggest.

    Cellini's Salt Cellar

  • Alexander Wang, who bagged Accessory Designer of the Year, said, It's such an honor ... to even just have my name alongside names such as Marc's is enough of an acknowledgment for me.

    CFDA Awards 2011: Lady Gaga, Marc Jacobs & Proenza Schouler Take Top Honors (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • As yet, no post mortem had been done on David Rushton, but she also wanted his name alongside the other four victims.

    Deadly Intent

  • And when his lease went up for renewal in December, I summoned all my courage to sign my name alongside his on the new one.

    I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone

  • They have no trouble finding the license plate number from the car outside, or matching it with the name alongside it, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Holt from Cleveland, Michigan.

    Alice in Jeopardy

  • The reality star, who made his name alongside Goodger in The Only Way Is Essex, opened up to Lorraine Chase and Crissy Rock.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Mickelson begins his defence of the title alongside Australia's Geoff Ogilvy and, in keeping with tradition at the event, American amateur champion Peter Uihlein.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It's not every day you see a Protestant minister preaching the word alongside a jazz saxophonist.

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  • Friends, neighbors or parents in his hometown of Caldwell, Texas, can go online to view the public sex offender registry and see his name alongside those of rapists, child molesters and child pornographers.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • Even Republican Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, used the phrase alongside a promise of "no new taxes" when he successfully convinced Standard & Poor's to upgrade the debt rating of the state in 2005.

    Forbes.com: News

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