Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “along”

See all translations

along

adverb
 
 
/əˈlɒŋ/
B1 forward: We were just walking along, chatting.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
be/come along to arrive somewhere: You wait ages for a bus and then three come along at once.Arriving, entering and invading
bring/take sb along B1 to take someone with you to a place: She asked if she could bring some friends along to the party.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
along with sb/sth B2 in addition to someone or something else: California along with Florida is probably the most popular American holiday destination.Acting, being or existing together
Translations of “along”
in Korean 앞으로…
in Arabic إلى الأمام…
in French ici, là, avec…
in Turkish ileriye, öne doğru…
in Italian avanti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向前…
in Russian вперед…
in Polish przed siebie…
in Spanish aquí, junto, consigo…
in Portuguese para a frente…
in German nach, mit…
in Catalan cap endavant…
in Japanese 前方へ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向前…
(Definition of along adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “along” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

white Christmas

a Christmas when it snows

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More