Definitions of abreast

  1. alongside each other, facing on the same direction Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. At the same time; simultaneously. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Side by side, with breasts in a line; as, Two men could hardly walk abreast. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam; - with of. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Side by side; in the line with; opposite to; at the same level. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. With the breasts in a line: side by side: (naut.) opposite to. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. beside one another in a row or rank; "they came down the street two abreast" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for abreast

  1. They were now almost abreast – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  2. The new- comer halted when he was abreast of wild Bill, and stared first at the cart and then at Shrimplin. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester