- as a bonus
- working with
- in addition to
- declare oneself
- fight for
(intransitive) To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"
- In addition to the main portion:
coleslaw on the side.
- In addition to the main occupation or activity:
did some consulting work on the side.
- Next to each other; close together.
- Verging on; short of:
shady deals that were just this side of criminal.
- in addition to the main thing, part, course, etc.
- beside each other
- in close companionship; together
Other Word Forms of Side
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Side
Origin of Side
From Middle English side, syde, syd, from Old English sÄ«d (“wide, broad, spacious, ample, extensive, vast, far-reaching"), from Proto-Germanic *sÄ«daz (“drooping, hanging, low, excessive, extra"), from Proto-Indo-European *sÄ“y- (“to send, throw, drop, sow, deposit"). Cognate with Low German sied (“low"), Swedish sid (“long, hanging down"), Icelandic síður (“low hanging, long").
From Middle English side, from Old English sÄ«de (“side, flank"), from Proto-Germanic *sÄ«dÇ (“side, flank, edge, shore"), from Proto-Indo-European *sÄ“y- (“to send, throw, drop, sow, deposit"). Cognate with Dutch zijde, zij (“side"), German Seite (“side"), Danish side (“side"), Swedish sida (“side").
From Middle English side, syde, from Old English sÄ«de (“widely, extensively, amply"). See above.
Middle English from Old English sīde
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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