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Definition of 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.
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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