Onside meaning

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Onside is defined as a sports term that means in the proper position to play.

An example of onside used as an adverb is the phrase an "onside move" which means a move that allows the player to get the ball.

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The definition of onside is in a position to play.

An example of onside used as an adjective is the phrase an "onside position" which means a player is in a spot to get the ball.

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In such a position as to be able to play or receive a ball or puck in compliance with the rules.
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(sports) In the proper position for play; not offside.
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Not offside.
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(soccer) Not in an offside position.

The goal was allowed because the attacker was onside.

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(bridge) Favourably located, from the point of view of the player taking a finesse.
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