Abreast

Definition of Abreast

A`breast´
adv.1.Side by side, with breasts in a line; as, "Two men could hardly walk abreast."
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.
Abreast therewith began a convocation.
- Fuller.

Related Words

abeam, acquainted, along by, alongside, au courant, au fait, 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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