Synonyms for along

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Tell Aunt Cornelia, please, that I shall be along in just a moment.

I can get along for a few hours, and then I'll have a doctor look at it.

Along the edge of the green pines and spruce were lavender asters.

One of our horses is very lame, and we have a little trouble in getting him along.

Got on the track just before dark and followed it along a few miles.

I had hard work to get them along, and at last they would not walk.

We have known and boasted all along that they were the principles of a liberated mankind.

Along the route as, well as at the station, the party was cheered by a large crowd.

I'll send young Rapson, the architect, along to make a design.

They'll take the telephone and rouse the towns all along the mountains.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English andlang "entire, continuous; extended; all day long; alongside of," from and- "opposite, against" (from Proto-Germanic *andi-, *anda-, from PIE *anti "against," locative singular of *ant- "front, forehead;" see ante) + lang "long" (see long (adj.)). Sense extended to "through the whole length of."

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