The Word is:”side”


noun: side; plural noun: sides; noun: one’s side; plural noun: one’s sides; modifier noun: side; noun: side spin; noun: sidespin

1. a position to the left or right of an object, place, or central point.
“a town on the other side of the river”

  • either of the two halves of an object, surface, or place regarded as divided by an imaginary central line.
    “she lay on her side of the bed”
    synonyms: half, part; carriageway, lane;
    “he was driving on the wrong side of the road”
  • the right or the left part of a person’s or animal’s body, especially of the human torso.
    “he has been paralysed down his right side since birth”
  • either of the lateral halves of the body of a butchered animal, or of an animal prepared for eating.
    “a side of beef”
  • 2. an upright or sloping surface of a structure or object that is not the top or bottom and generally not the front or back.
    “a car crashed into the side of the house”

  • the part of the hull of a boat extending from stem to stern between the gunwale and the waterline.
    “he hefted the anchor over the side”
  • each of the flat surfaces of a solid object.
    “cubes with a different decoration on each of the six sides”
  • either of the two surfaces of something flat and thin, such as paper.
    “comments should not exceed one side of A4 paper”
  • synonyms: surface, face, plane, part, facet, aspect, facade
    “manuscripts should be typed, on one side of the paper only”

  • the amount of writing needed to fill one side of a sheet of paper.
    “do not write more than three sides”
  • either of the two faces of a record or of the two separate tracks on a length of recording tape.
    “the other side of the original 78 is free of any distortion”
  • 3. a place or position closely adjacent to someone.
    “his wife stood at his side”

    4. a part or region near the edge and away from the middle of something.
    “a minibus was parked at the side of the road”

    synonyms: edge, border, verge, boundary, margin, fringe, fringes, flank, brink, bank, brim, rim, lip,
    perimeter, circumference, extremity, periphery, limit, outer limit, limits, bound, bounds; hand;
    literarymarge, bourn, skirt
    “at the side of the road”

    antonyms: centre, heart, end

  • each of the lines forming the boundary of a plane rectilinear figure.
    “the farm buildings formed three sides of a square”
  • 5. a particular aspect of a situation or a person’s character.
    “her ability to put up with his disagreeable side””

  • a person’s kinship or line of descent as traced through either their father or mother.
    “Richard was of French descent on his mother’s side””
  • 6. British informal

    a television channel considered as one of two or more that are available.
    “what’s on the other side?””

    7. subsidiary to or less important than something.
    “a side dish of fresh vegetables”

    synonyms: subordinate, lesser, lower, lower-level, secondary, minor, peripheral, incidental, tangential,
    marginal, ancillary, subsidiary, subservient, non-essential, inessential, immaterial, borderline, irrelevant, beside the point, of little account, extraneous, unimportant, less important

    “this is just a side issue”
    antonyms: central, primary

  • North American
    a dish served as subsidiary to the main one.
    “sides of German potato salad and red cabbage”
  • 8. horizontal spinning motion given to a ball.

  • British
    spin given to the cue ball in snooker and billiards by hitting it on one side.
  • 9. West Indian

    either of a pair of things.
    “a pair of shoes, one side winged by a bullet”

    verb: side; 3rd person present: sides; past tense: sided; past participle: sided; gerund or present participle: siding

    1. support or oppose in a conflict, dispute, or debate.
    “he felt that Max had betrayed him by siding with Beatrice”
    2. provide with a side or sides; form the side of.
    “the hills that side a long valley”

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