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Beside, next to, as in Tom's canoe lay alongside of mine. [Late 1700s]

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Together with, as in Her children played alongside of mine all summer long. [Late 1700s]

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Compared to, as in My car doesn't look like much alongside of Dad's. [Colloquial; late 1800s]

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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