An example of side used as an adjective is in the phrase "side yard," which means a yard that is next to the house.
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.
An example of a side is the left half of someone.
An example of a side is a surface of a box.
The north side of the park.
The shy side of his personality.
My aunt on my mother's side.
A side door.
A side view.
A side interest.
A side benefit.
Side a frame house with aluminum.
A couch that is sided by low tables.
Sided with the conservatives in Congress; siding against the bill.
His cruel side.
My side of the argument.
A side of potato salad.
A side door.
A side glance.
A side issue.
A side order of coleslaw.
A side issue; a side view or remark.
Which side of the tray shall I put it on?
The patient was bleeding on the right side.
Meet me on the north side of the monument.
John wrote 15 sides for his essay!
Which side has kick-off?
In the second world war, the Italians were on the side of the Germans.
I just want to see what's on the other side "” James said there was a good film on tonight.
Which will you side with, good or evil?
To side a house.
On this side of the Atlantic; the district on the other side of the railroad tracks.
The visible side of the moon.
- 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
- to support one of the parties in a discussion, dispute, etc.
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 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.
- From side