Meaning of SIDE in English


n. 25B6; noun

the side of the road : EDGE, border, verge, boundary, margin, fringe(s), flank, bank, perimeter, extremity, periphery, (outer) limit, limits, bounds; poetic/literary marge, bourn.

the wrong side of the road : HALF, part; carriageway, lane.

the east side of the city : DISTRICT, quarter, area, region, part, neighbourhood, sector, section, zone, ward.

one side of the paper : SURFACE, face, plane.

his side of the argument : POINT OF VIEW, viewpoint, perspective, opinion, way of thinking, standpoint, position, outlook, slant, angle.

the losing side in the war : FACTION, camp, bloc, party, wing.

the players in their side : TEAM, squad, line-up.

(Brit. informal) there's absolutely no side about her. : See affectation sense 1.


centre, end.

25B6; adjective

elaborate side pieces : LATERAL, wing, flanking.

a side issue : SUBORDINATE, lesser, lower-level, secondary, minor, peripheral, incidental, ancillary, subsidiary, of little account, extraneous.

front, central.

25B6; verb siding with the underdog. : See take someone's side .

25A0; side by side

they cycled along side by side : ALONGSIDE (EACH OTHER), beside each other, abreast, shoulder to shoulder, close together.

most transactions proceed side by side : AT (ONE AND) THE SAME TIME, simultaneously, contemporaneously.

25A0; take someone's side SUPPORT, take someone's part, side with, be on someone's side, stand by, back, give someone one's backing, be loyal to, defend, champion, ally (oneself) with, sympathize with, favour.

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