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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 along /əˈlɔŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·long adv.
 1. By the length; in a line with the length; lengthwise.
    Some laid along . . . on spokes of wheels are hung.   --Dryden.
 2. In a line, or with a progressive motion; onward; forward.
    We will go along by the king's highway.   --Numb. xxi. 22.
 He struck with his o'ertaking wings,
 And chased us south along.   --Coleridge.
 3. In company; together.
    He to England shall along with you.   --Shak.
 All along, all through the course of; during the whole time; throughout.  “I have all along declared this to be a neutral paper.” --Addison.
 To get along, to get on; to make progress, as in business. “She 'll get along in heaven better than you or I.” --Mrs. Stowe.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·long, prep. By the length of, as distinguished from across.  Along the lowly lands.”
    The kine . . . went along the highway.   --1 Sam. vi. 12.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·long.  (Now heard only in the prep. phrase along of.)
 Along of, Along on, often shortened to Long of, prep. phr., owing to; on account of. [Obs. or Low. Eng.] On me is not along thin evil fare.” --Chaucer. “And all this is long of you.” --Shak. “This increase of price is all along of the foreigners.” --London Punch.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: with a forward motion; "we drove along admiring the view";
             "the horse trotted along at a steady pace"; "the
             circus traveled on to the next city"; "move along";
             "march on" [syn: on]
      2: in accompaniment or as a companion; "his little sister came
         along to the movies"; "I brought my camera along";
         "working along with his father"
      3: to a more advanced state; "the work is moving along"; "well
         along in their research"; "hurrying their education
         along"; "getting along in years"
      4: in addition (usually followed by `with'); "we sent them food
         and some clothing went along in the package"; "along with
         the package came a bill"; "consider the advantages along
         with the disadvantages"
      5: in line with a length or direction (often followed by `by'
         or `beside'); "pass the word along"; "ran along beside
         me"; "cottages along by the river"