A*breast" (#), adv. [Pref. a- + breast.]


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.


Up to a certain level or line; equally advanced; as, to keep abreast of [or with] the present state of science.


At the same time; simultaneously.


Abreast therewith began a convocation. Fuller.


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