Definition for alongside

preposition as in close, near side of

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Example Sentences

After a successful summer working alongside R, he officially offered her the reigns of La Domaine.

After fighting alongside her brothers for years in the 1980s, she demanded the women fighters be formally recognized.

Alongside YOLO, “same damn time” is one of the most memorable recent additions to the lexicon.

Most female peshmerga fighters were tasked with staffing checkpoints and guarding bases alongside their male counterparts.

His death was particularly difficult for the veteran firefighters who had spent years working alongside him.

A curious incident: during the night a Fleet-sweeper tied up alongside, full of wounded, chiefly Australians.

Huge, dim forms rushed alongside the embankment, making unearthly sounds.

One day at the end of the hunt he came alongside of her and they walked their horses home together.

Alongside this there stood another door, opening into a passage from which access might be gained to any part of the chateau.

Happily these signals at last had the desired effect, for at ten o'clock the boat came alongside.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alongside, such as: along the side of, apace with, at the side of, beside, by, and by the side of.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.