side  

  • Pronunciation of side: S AY1 D (saɪd)

  • Number of syllables of side: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of side

  • 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.  

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