What does the word alongside mean?

Usage examples for alongside

  1. He, and two or three more, came into our boat, in order to accompany us on board; but seeing the Resolution under sail, he called to a canoe to put alongside, into which he and his friends went, and returned on shore. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  2. The proper way 'll be to let her pass ahead, and then run alongside, and carry her by boardin'! – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  3. In half a minute we were alongside the sheep, and I had the child safely in my arms. – The Loss of the Royal George by W.H.G. Kingston