Meaning of SIDE in English


I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sīde; akin to Old High German sīta ~, Old English sīd ample, wide Date: before 12th century 1. the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body , b. one of the halves of the animal body on either ~ of the median plane, a cut of meat including that about the ribs of one half of the body, one longitudinal half of a hide, a place, space, or direction with respect to a center or to a line of division (as of an aisle, river, or street), 3. one of the longer bounding surfaces or lines of an object especially contrasted with the ends , a line or surface forming a border or face of an object , either surface of a thin object , a bounding line of a geometric figure , 4. the space be~ one , an area next to something, a slope (as of a hill) con~red as opposed to another slope , 6. the attitude or activity of one person or group with respect to another ; part , a position that is opposite to or contrasted with another , a body of partisans or contestants , team 4a , a line of descent traced through one's parent , an aspect or part of something contrasted with some other real or implied aspect or part , ~ways spin imparted to a billiard or snooker ball, a sheet containing the lines and cues for a single theatrical role, a recording of music, a ~ order or dish , II. adjective Date: 14th century 1. situated on the ~ , of or relating to the ~, 2. directed toward or from the ~ , incidental , indirect , made on the ~ , additional to the main portion , III. verb (~d; siding) Date: 1591 transitive verb to agree with ; support , to be ~ by ~ with, to set or put a~ ; clear away , to furnish with ~s or siding , intransitive verb to take ~s ; join or form ~s , IV. noun Etymology: obsolete English ~ proud, boastful Date: 1878 swaggering or arrogant manner ; pretentiousness

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