Abreast

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Abreast: Side by side, with breasts in a line as, "Two men could hardlywalk abreast." Macaulay. (Naut.) Side by side also, opposite over against 6. on a line with thevess Do you have knowledge, Definitions or data to publish about Abreast? Dictionary UK is open for edits.

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Meaning of Abreast:

1. Side by side, with breasts in a line

2. as, "Two men could hardlywalk abreast." Macaulay.

3. (Naut.) Side by side

4. also, opposite

5. over against

6. on a line with thevessels beam

7. with of.

8. Up to a certain level or line

9. equally advanced

10. as, to keepabreast of [or with] the present state of science.

11. At the same time

12. simultaneously. [Obs.]Abreast therewith began a convocation. Fuller.

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