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Definition of Abreast

Abreast

  1. Side by side, with breasts in a line; as, "Two men could hardly walk abreast."
  2. 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 Quotations

Don't try to be somebody you're not because it doesn't work. If you try to be this perfect person or perfect persona of what you think that somebody should be when they're involved in public office, it's just not going to work. Just be yourself, stay true to your core values, and really just stay abreast of the issues.
Ben Quayle

We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
Peter Drucker

The whole purpose of annual reviews is to keep you abreast of whether or not you are fulfilling the requirements of tenure.
Norman Finkelstein

Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.
Kate Chopin

My mother keeps me abreast of all the hometown things.
Faith Ford
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Abreast Translations

abreast in Dutch is naast elkaar
abreast in German is nebeneinander
abreast in Portuguese is lado a lado
abreast in Spanish is de frente