"abreast" Definition

  1. adv. Side by side, with breasts in a line; as, "Two men could hardly walk abreast."
  2. adv. Side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam; -- with of.
  3. adv. Up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science.
  4. adv. At the same time; simultaneously.

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Position in dictionary: 516 of 111710 words.
Word Type: adv., adv., adv., adv.,
Words that start with "abreast": 1
Words that end with "abreast": 1
Words that contain "abreast": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of abreast

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