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.
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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.
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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.
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along with somethingin addition to something: Tobacco is taxed in most countries, along with alcohol.
See also: something
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