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noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
side by side
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the surfaces of an object.
A cube has six sides.
definition 2: a surface of an object that runs vertically and is therefore neither the top nor the bottom surface of the object.
The side of the car was badly dented.
definition 3: one of the line segments forming the border of a geometric figure.
A triangle contains three sides.
definition 4: the right or left half of a human or animal body, esp. of the torso.
He rolled over onto his left side.
definition 5: the area to the right or left of a center point or line.
One side of the stage was lighted while the other was dark.He stood to the side while they talked.
definition 6: the area that forms or is near the border of a particular space.
The player ran up the side of the field.Those who were not dancing stood along the side of the dance floor.
definition 7: an aspect of something.
There are many sides to this issue.His side of the story was very different from hers.
angle, aspect, facet
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definition 8: one of opposing groups or viewpoints.
Are you on my side in this debate?
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definition 9: one half of a family in regard to its ancestry.
I have two uncles on my father's side.
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phrase: side by side
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: at, on, towards, or from a side.
The theater has front and side exits.
lateral, sideways
similar words:
flanking, marginal, sidelong, sideward
definition 2: in addition or subordinate to the main part.
Does the drug have side effects?We had steak for supper and corn as a side dish.
collateral, incidental, secondary, subsidiary
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accessory, additional, auxiliary, lesser, minor, peripheral, related, subordinate, supplemental, supplementary, tangential
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sides, siding, sided
definition: to supply with sides or siding.
The construction workers are still siding the new house.
similar words:
board, cover, plank
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to join a side in a dispute or conflict (usu. fol. by "with" or "against").
I sided with her because I believed she was right.Why do you always side against me?!
team up
similar words:
band, cooperate, join, league, support, unite
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  • siding1:
    covering for the outside of a house.
  • siding2:
    railroad tracks off the main line.
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