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Abreast

Abreast Meaning & Definition
Abreast Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abreast?

[adv] alongside each other, facing on the same direction
[adj] beside one another in a row or rank; "they came down the street two abreast"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abreast: aligned | alined | arow

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abreast: abeam | acquainted | along by | alongside | au courant | au fait | beside | by | coextensively | collaterally | contemporary | conversant | equidistantly | in parallel | informed | nondivergently | parallelly | parallelwise | red-hot | side-by-side | up | up-to-date | up-to-the-minute | versed

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Abreast In Webster's Dictionary

\A*breast"\, adv. [Pref. a- + breast.] 1. Side by side, with breasts in a line; as, ``Two men could hardly walk abreast.'' --Macaulay. 2. (Naut.) Side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam; -- with of. 3. Up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science. 4. At the same time; simultaneously. [Obs.] Abreast therewith began a convocation. --Fuller.

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