Thesaurus for side
- face, side of meat, position, slope, incline, English, ancestry, area, aspect, blood, blood line, bloodline, cut, cut of meat, descent, facet, formation, geological formation, line, line of descent, lineage, opinion, origin, parentage, part, pedigree, region, social unit, spin, stemma, stock, surface, unit, view
Pronunciation of side: S AY1 D (saɪd)
Number of syllables of side: 1
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Definition of side
- (n): 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"
- (n): either the left or right half of a body; "he had a pain in his side"
- (n): 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"
- (n): an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question"
- (n): (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
- (n): a lengthwise dressed half of an animal''s carcass used for food
- (n): a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father''s side"
- (n): one of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
- (n): 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"
- (n): a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure; "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
- (n): 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"
- (n): an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
- (v): 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?"
- (v): take the side of; be on the side of; "Whose side are you on?"; "Why are you taking sides with the accused?"
Examples of side
- At the left hand side of the church is an empty marshland.
- The theatre dominates the left hand side of the postcard.
- The quantity on the left hand side is called the torsion.
- It was fastened on the left side of the chest.
- The barrier is the rocky debris on the left side.
- On the left side is the photograph of the bearer.
- Port is the left side of the boat.
- The left side of the stick is flush with the left side of the tree.
- The firing button is on the left side of the rifle.
- The club crest sits on the left side of the chest.