Side meaning

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Side means next to something.

An example of side used as an adjective is in the phrase "side yard," which means a yard that is next to the house.

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Side is defined as to align oneself. Side is defined as to put a new finish on a surface.

An example of to side is to agree with one specific person in an argument.

An example of to side is to redo the surface of a house.

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The definition of a side is half of something or someone, or a boundary.

An example of a side is the left half of someone.

An example of a side is a surface of a box.

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One of two or more contrasted parts or places within an area, identified by its location with respect to a center.

The north side of the park.

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A distinct aspect.

The shy side of his personality.

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Line of descent.

My aunt on my mother's side.

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An incomplete script that shows the lines and cues of a single performer only.
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(chiefly british) In billiards, the spin given to a propelled ball by striking it off center.
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Located on a side.

A side door.

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From or to one side; oblique.

A side view.

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Minor; incidental.

A side interest.

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In addition to the main part; supplementary.

A side benefit.

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To provide sides or siding for.

Side a frame house with aluminum.

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To be positioned next to.

A couch that is sided by low tables.

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To align oneself in a disagreement.

Sided with the conservatives in Congress; siding against the bill.

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The right or left half of a human or animal body, esp. either half of the trunk.
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A position or space beside one.
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Either of the two surfaces of a thing having no appreciable thickness, as paper, cloth, etc.
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Any aspect or phase as contrasted with another or others.

His cruel side.

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A slope of a hill, bank, etc.
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The shore of a river or other body of water.
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Any location, area, space, direction, etc. with reference to its position in relation to an observer or to a central part, point, or line.
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The action, position, or attitude of one person or faction opposing another.

My side of the argument.

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One of the parties in a contest, conflict, etc.; faction.
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Either of the longitudinal halves of an animal carcass processed for use as meat.
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Line of descent through either parent; maternal or paternal lineage.
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Any of the pages containing an actor's lines and cues for a role in a play.
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(informal) A side dish or side order.

A side of potato salad.

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(informal) A recording of music.
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(brit., slang) A conceited or pretentious manner.
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Of, at, or on a side or sides.

A side door.

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To or from one side.

A side glance.

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Not of primary importance; secondary.

A side issue.

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Ordered along with the main dish and often served on a separate plate.

A side order of coleslaw.

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To furnish with sides or siding.
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To align oneself (with one of opposing parties, factions, etc.)
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Being on the side, or toward the side; lateral.
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Indirect; oblique; incidental.

A side issue; a side view or remark.

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(UK dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Wide; large; long, pendulous, hanging low, trailing; far-reaching.

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(Scotland) Far; distant.
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(UK dialectal) Widely; wide; far.
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A square has four sides.

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A flat surface of a three-dimensional object; a face.

A cube has six sides.

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One half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.

Which side of the tray shall I put it on?

The patient was bleeding on the right side.

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A region in a specified position with respect to something.

Meet me on the north side of the monument.

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One surface of a sheet of paper (used instead of "page", which can mean one or both surfaces.)

John wrote 15 sides for his essay!

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One possible aspect of a concept, person or thing.

Look on the bright side.

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One set of competitors in a game.

Which side has kick-off?

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(UK, Australia, Ireland) A sports team.
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A group having a particular allegiance in a conflict or competition.

In the second world war, the Italians were on the side of the Germans.

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(sports, billiards, snooker, pool) Sidespin; english.

He had to put a bit of side on to hit the pink ball.

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(UK, Australia, Ireland, dated) A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being watched (from when there were only two channels).

I just want to see what's on the other side "” James said there was a good film on tonight.

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(US, colloquial) A dish that accompanies the main course; a side dish.

Do you want a side of cole-slaw with that?

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A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
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(intransitive) To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"

Which will you side with, good or evil?

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To lean on one side.

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(shipbuilding) To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
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To furnish with a siding.

To side a house.

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Beside; next to; adjacent to.
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An area separated from another area by an intervening feature, such as a line or barrier.

On this side of the Atlantic; the district on the other side of the railroad tracks.

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A surface or part of a surface having a specified aspect.

The visible side of the moon.

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on the side
  • 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.
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side by side
  • Next to each other; close together.
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(informal) this side of
  • Verging on; short of:
    Shady deals that were just this side of criminal.
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on the side
  • in addition to the main thing, part, course, etc.
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side by side
  • beside each other
  • in close companionship; together
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take sides
  • to support one of the parties in a discussion, dispute, etc.
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Origin of side

  • Middle English from Old English sīde

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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 Wiktionary

  • 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 Wiktionary

  • From Middle English side, syde, from Old English sÄ«de (“widely, extensively, amply"). See above.

    From Wiktionary

  • From side

    From Wiktionary