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Side Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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"
  • either the left or right half of a body; "he had a pain in his side"
  • 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"
  • an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question"
  • (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
  • a lengthwise dressed half of an animal''s carcass used for food
  • a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father''s side"
  • one of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
  • 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"
  • a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure; "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
  • 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"
  • an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
  • 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?"
  • take the side of; be on the side of; "Whose side are you on?"; "Why are you taking sides with the accused?"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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" ,
  • one of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack" ,
  • either the left or right half of a body; "he had a pain in his side" ,
  • 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" ,
  • 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" ,
  • a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure; "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side" ,
  • 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" ,
  • a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side" ,
  • 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" , 1
  • an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain" , 1
  • (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist

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Side Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In Geometry, a side is a line that is part of a flat figure made from straight lines.

As an example, the square on the right has four sides. The sides in this picture are made with black straight lines. The four sides are:



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'Side' example sentence in quotations


* Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles. - Frank Lloyd Wright

* Every burned book or house enlightens the world every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* The wise man always throws himself on the side of his assailants. It is more his interest than it is theirs to find his weak point. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Side Sample Sentences in News


  • Germany 'erring on side of safety' regarding Eurofighter defect
    Berlin (AFP) - Germany said Wednesday decided to "err on the side of safety" after suspending further deliveries of Eurofighter combat jets and reducing their annual flying hours because of a newly discovered manufacturing defect. Read more on this news related to 'Side'
  • Travel to the Dark Side: The Best Haunts for Jaunts in October
    Even Disney has a dark side and travelers can get a deep immersion into Walt's shadows during October when travel to some U.S. destinations begins to take on a very scary air. Read more on this news related to 'Side'
  • Side Effect
    Undesirable symptoms caused by taking a drug or undergoing a therapy. Read more on this news related to 'Side'

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