Definition for Along

along, adv. [OE and-lang, in a direction opposite + long, lengthwise; see long, adj.] (webplay: all along, along with, come along, distance, motion, progressive, way).

  1. Onward; ahead; forth; progressively forward.
  2. Phrase. “Bear along”: carry; transport; have in hand; hold as a possession.
  3. Phrase. “All along”: gradually; continually; step by step; as part of a process; the whole time.

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