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adverb 
  1. Informed, well-informed, familiar, acquainted
  2. Side by side, with breasts in a line; as,
Quotations
  • Two men could hardly walk . - Macaulay
    1. (nautical) Side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam; -- with of.
    2. Up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep of or with the present state of science.
    3. (obsolete): At the same time; simultaneously
Quotations
  • Abreast therewith began a convocation. - Fuller
  • Translations: 
    • Dutch: zij aan zij
    • French: cí´te í  cí´te
    • German: beieinander
      (trans-mid)
    • Italian: al traverso
      (trans-mid)
      (trans-bottom) (trans-top, up to a certain level or line)
    • Spanish: de lado a lado
      (trans-bottom) (trans-top, nautical: side by side; also, opposite; over against; on a line with the vessel's beam)
    Etymology: Prefix a- + breast


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