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side

side

pronunciation:
saId
phrases:
side by side
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the outer surfaces of an object.
I bumped the right side of your car while I was parking.
synonyms:
surface
definition 2: one of the lines forming the border of a shape such as a square.
A triangle has three sides.
definition 3: the right or left half of a human or animal body.
He rolled over onto his side.
definition 4: the area to the right or left of a center point or line.
My side of the room is always clean, but her side is always messy.
definition 5: an area away from the center of a space.
She parked the car on the side of the road.
definition 6: one of two opposing groups or opinions.
Are you on my side in this argument?
definition 7: one of the ways a thing appears or is understood.
They each told a different side of the story.
phrase: side by side
Word Builder: side +
  • siding1:
    covering for the outside of a house.
  • siding2:
    railroad tracks off the main line.
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