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  • EN [ saɪd]
  • US [ saɪd]

English definition


  • 1. a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location;

    • "they always sat on the right side of the church"
    • "he never left my side"
  • 2. one of two or more contesting groups;

    • "the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
  • 3. either the left or right half of a body;

    • "he had a pain in his side"
  • 4. an extended outer surface of an object;

    • "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"
    • "they painted all four sides of the house"
  • 5. a surface forming part of the outside of an object;

    • "he examined all sides of the crystal"
    • "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
  • 6. a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure;

    • "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
  • 7. an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect);

    • "he was on the heavy side"
    • "he is on the purchasing side of the business"
    • "it brought out his better side"
  • 8. a family line of descent;

    • "he gets his brains from his father's side"
  • 9. a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food

  • 10. an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute;

    • "there are two sides to every question"
  • 11. an elevated geological formation;

    • "he climbed the steep slope"
    • "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
  • 12. (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist


  • 1. take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for;

    • "We all rooted for the home team"
    • "I'm pulling for the underdog"
    • "Are you siding with the defender of the title?"
  • 2. take the side of; be on the side of;

    • "Whose side are you on?"
    • "Why are you taking sides with the accused?"


  • 1. located on a side;

    • "side fences"
    • "the side porch"
  • 2. added as a consequence or supplement;

    • "a side benefit"

Example sentences

  • There was a lot of people on every side.

  • You think Yorkshire is the best cricket side ? My foot!

  • The waves were lapping against the side of the boat.

  • We skirted along one side of the valley.

  • We rowed over to the other side of the river.

  • On either side of the rostrum sat representatives of parents, teachers and Red Scarves.

  • The shop is on the west side of the street.

  • We must stand side by side in this trouble and help each other.

  • By the side of sickness health becomes sweet.

  • The negotiation broke down because one side refused to play the game.

  • Justice is on our side.

  • The car scraped its side against the wall.

  • They clambered up the counter side.

  • There is a door on either side.

  • There is a line of young trees on each side of the street.

  • He may laugh at our discomfiture now, but before long he'll be laughing on the other side of his face.

  • The side of the car was all smashed in when it hit the bus.

  • Any alterations should be written in neatly to the left side.

  • He jabbed his elbow into my side.

  • Neither side can draw back from the agreement once the contract is signed.

  • It is rare for the responsibility for causing conflict to rest solely on one side.

  • The article takes a side swipe at the teachers.

  • Who's going to play for your side in tonight's match?

  • The target is on the low side.

  • My house is on the left side of the street.

  • You can park on either side of the street.

  • Stand with your arms by your side and your head erect.

  • Side effects from the drug are uncommon.

  • The bus veered onto the wrong side of the road.

Phrase collocation

  • by (或 at) someone's side

    close to someone, especially so as to give them comfort or moral support

    • a stepson who stayed by your side when your own son deserted you.

  • by the side of

    close to

    • a house by the side of the road.

  • from side to side

    alternately left and right from a central point

    • I shook my head frantically from side to side.

    across the entire width; right across

    • the fleet stretched four miles from side to side.

  • have something on one's side (或 something is on on

    something is operating to one's advantage

    • now he had time on his side, Thomas relaxed a little.

  • let the side down

    (Brit.)fail to meet the expectations of one's colleagues or friends, especially by mismanaging something or otherwise causing them embarrassment

  • on/from every side (或 on/from all sides)

    in or from all directions; everywhere

    • there were shouts now from all sides.

  • on (或 to) one side

    out of one's way; aside

  • on the — side

    tending towards being —; rather —(used to qualify an adjective)

    • these boots are a bit on the tight side.

  • side of the fence

    • these boots are a bit on the tight side.

  • take sides

    support one person or cause against another or others in a dispute, conflict, or contest

    • I do not want to take sides in this matter.

  • take (或 draw) someone to/on one side

    speak to someone in private, especially so as to advise or warn them about something

  • this side of

    before (a particular time, date, or event)

    • this side of midnight.

    (informal)used in superlative expressions to denote that something is comparable with a paragon or model of its kind

    • the finest coffee this side of Brazil.

  • (on) this side of the grave

    in life

  • 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.

Synonym discrimination

  • phase, aspect, side, angle

Meaning of side

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