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Side (IPA: /ˈsaɪd/)


Side (n.)

The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially (when the thing spoken of is somewhat oblong in shape), one of the longer edges as distinguished from the shorter edges, called ends; a bounding line of a geometrical figure; as, the side of a field, of a square or triangle, of a river, of a road, etc.

Side (n.)

Any outer portion of a thing considered apart from, and yet in relation to, the rest; as, the upper side of a sphere; also, any part or position viewed as opposite to or contrasted with another; as, this or that side.

Side (n.)

One of the halves of the body, of an animals or man, on either side of the mesial plane; or that which pertains to such a half; as, a side of beef; a side of sole leather.

Side (n.)

The right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body; as, a pain in the side.

Side (n.)

A slope or declivity, as of a hill, considered as opposed to another slope over the ridge.

Side (n.)

The position of a person or party regarded as opposed to another person or party, whether as a rival or a foe; a body of advocates or partisans; a party; hence, the interest or cause which one maintains against another; a doctrine or view opposed to another.

Side (n.)

A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.

Side (n.)

Fig.: Aspect or part regarded as contrasted with some other; as, the bright side of poverty.

Side (a.)

Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral.

Side (a.)

Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side issue; a side view or remark.

Side (n.)

Long; large; extensive.

Side (v. i.)

To lean on one side.

Side (v. i.)

To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.

Side (v. t.)

To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.

Side (v. t.)

To suit; to pair; to match.

Side (v. t.)

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

Side (v. t.)

To furnish with a siding; as, to side a house.

Side

Line segment joining two adjacent vertices in a polygon or polytope

Side

In chess, either the a, b, c-files (the queenside) or the f, g, h-files (the kingside)

Side

Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

Side

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

Side

Town in Turkey

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [getting in the wrong side of the car] Bollocks!" - A Good Year

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of." - Ogden Nash

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man's most open actions have a secret side to them." - Joseph Conrad

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Ah wonder if anybody this side of the Atlantic has ever bought a baseball bat with playing baseball in mind." - Irvine Welsh

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Always look on the bright side of life." - Optimism


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