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besides

be·sides

besides

pronunciation:
b saIdz
parts of speech:
adverb, preposition
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: moreover.
It's an interesting job, and the pay is really good besides.We won't have time to go swimming; besides, it's too cold.
similar words:
in the bargain, into the bargain, moreover
definition 2: else; otherwise.
I have a small cottage and little besides.
 
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: in addition to.
What languages do you speak besides English?
similar words:
not to mention
definition 2: except for; other than.
Besides the first question, the whole test was fairly easy.
similar words:
except, outside of, short of