along with

along with

Together with; accompanied by. Can I get some vanilla ice cream along with that piece of pie? I can't believe he's bringing his new girlfriend along with him. That emergency dentist appointment, along with my usual bills, means that I have no money left this month.

along with someone or something

in addition to someone or something; together with someone or something. Jane went to the mall along with David. I ate some chocolates along with some fruit.

along with

1. In association with, as in For his second birthday we sent him a fireman's hat, along with some books, or The audience was invited to sing along with the star. [Early 1700s]
2. In conjunction with, as in Along with what I told you before, that's the whole story of what happened. [Early 1800s] For a synonym, see together with; also see go along, def. 2 and 3.

along with something

in addition to something: Tobacco is taxed in most countries, along with alcohol.
See also: something
References in classic literature ?
The trappers now left the scene of this infamous tragedy, and kept on westward, down the course of the river, which wound along with a range of mountains on the right hand, and a sandy, but somewhat fertile plain, on the left.
Tenders are invited for Supply of SPA 100 x 2G along with machined Taper Lock Bush 1610/28
Cottonwood groves provided turkey roosts; nesting platforms for hawks and owls; broken, hollowed branches for cavity dwellers; seeds, twigs and buds to feed grouse along with prairie chickens, moose, porcupine, and black hears.
While many working age blind people choose to live in urban areas in order to avail themselves of public transportation and other services, many of the senior blind, along with a significant number of children and working age adults, make their homes in rural settings.
Along with the coral reefs just seaward, seagrass beds and mangroves calm waves and wind, dissipating potentially damaging energy.
One wants to understand where these [locomotion] patterns come from," says mathematician Nancy Kopell of Boston University, who, along with G.