Associations to the word «Side»


SIDE, noun. A bounding straight edge of a two-dimensional shape.
SIDE, noun. A flat surface of a three-dimensional object; a face.
SIDE, noun. One half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.
SIDE, noun. A region in a specified position with respect to something.
SIDE, noun. One surface of a sheet of paper (used instead of "page", which can mean one or both surfaces.)
SIDE, noun. One possible aspect of a concept, person or thing.
SIDE, noun. One set of competitors in a game.
SIDE, noun. (UK) (Australia) (Ireland) A sports team.
SIDE, noun. A group having a particular allegiance in a conflict or competition.
SIDE, noun. (sports) (billiards) (snooker) (pool) Sidespin; english
SIDE, noun. (British) (Australia) (Ireland) (dated) A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being watched (from when there were only two channels).
SIDE, noun. (US) (colloquial) A dish that accompanies the main course; a side dish.
SIDE, noun. A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
SIDE, verb. (intransitive) To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"
SIDE, verb. To lean on one side.
SIDE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.
SIDE, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To suit; to pair; to match.
SIDE, verb. (transitive) (shipbuilding) To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
SIDE, verb. (transitive) To furnish with a siding.
SIDE, adjective. Being on the left or right, or toward the left or right; lateral.
SIDE, adjective. Indirect; oblique; incidental.
SIDE, adjective. (UK dialectal) (Northern England) (Scotland) Wide; large; long, pendulous, hanging low, trailing; far-reaching.
SIDE, adjective. (Scotland) Far; distant.
SIDE, adverb. (UK dialectal) Widely; wide; far.
SIDE, proper noun. (geography) (historical) An ancient city on a small peninsula on the Mediterranean coast of Anatolia, settled by Greeks from Cyme.
SIDE, proper noun. (geography) Its ruins, located beside the village of Selimiye in Turkey's Antalya province.
SIDE AFFECT, noun. Misspelling of side effect.
SIDE BOOB, noun. Alternative form of sideboob
SIDE BOOBS, noun. Plural of side boob (alternative spelling of sideboobs).
SIDE BY EACH, adverb. (dialectal) side by side
SIDE BY SIDE, adjective. Alternative spelling of side-by-side
SIDE BY SIDE, adverb. (literally) Beside or alongside one another; close to one another and abreast.
SIDE BY SIDE, adverb. (figuratively) In peace.
SIDE BY SIDE, adverb. (figuratively) With a common purpose.
SIDE CAP, noun. A foldable military cap with straight sides and a creased or hollow crown sloping to the back where it is parted.
SIDE CENTER, noun. (basketball) A former position in women's basketball that played in the backcourt along with the guards.
SIDE CHAIN, noun. (chemistry) in organic chemistry, that part of a molecule attached to some core structure; a radical
SIDE CHAIN, noun. (biochemistry) the variable parts of amino acids that extend from the peptide backbone in proteins; they are referred to as R-groups, which branch off the backbone at the alpha carbon (Cα).
SIDE CHAINS, noun. Plural of side chain
SIDE CHEST, noun. (bodybuilding) A standard pose in which one arm is bent at the elbow, and the chest muscles are flexed, with one's side turned to the judges.
SIDE CHESTS, noun. Plural of side chest
SIDE DISH, noun. A serving of food meant as an accompanying dish.
SIDE DISHES, noun. Plural of side dish
SIDE DRUM, noun. Synonym of snare drum.
SIDE DRUMS, noun. Plural of side drum
SIDE EFFECT, noun. (idiomatic) An unintended consequence of any action in addition to the intended consequence of that action.
SIDE EFFECT, noun. (idiomatic) (medicine) An adverse effect, an unintended consequence of a drug or therapy; usually not a beneficial effect.
SIDE EFFECT, noun. (computing) A change in state caused by a function call (typically "side-effect").
SIDE EFFECTS, noun. Plural of side effect
SIDE GAZE, noun. Alternative form of sidegaze
SIDE GAZES, noun. Plural of side gaze
SIDE GRAFTING, noun. A mode of grafting in which the scion, cut quite across very obliquely, so as to give it the form of a slender wedge, is thrust down inside of the bark of the stock or stem into which it is inserted, the cut side of the scion being next the wood of the stock.
SIDE HORSE, noun. A pommel horse
SIDE ISSUE, noun. (idiomatic) An issue or topic which is not of direct significance to a primary concern.
SIDE ISSUES, noun. Plural of side issue
SIDE NETTING, noun. (soccer) Alternative form of side-netting
SIDE NOTE, noun. A note or notation made in a side margin.
SIDE NOTE, noun. A minor related mention; made as an aside, or afterthought.
SIDE OF BACON, noun. A salted and cured longitudinal half of a pig with the legs and shoulders removed
SIDE ORDER, noun. A small dish served as an accompaniment to a main course or entrée.
SIDE ORDERS, noun. Plural of side order
SIDE PIECE, noun. (slang) A mistress; a woman with whom a man carries on an affair without having the intention of forming a serious relationship.
SIDE PIECES, noun. Plural of side piece
SIDE PLATE, noun. A plate used to serve the side dish.
SIDE PLATE, noun. The side dish itself.
SIDE PLATES, noun. Plural of side plate
SIDE PUCK, noun. (hurling) A penalty shot awarded against a player who runs over the sideline with the ball. The opponents take a free puck from where the ball crossed the line.
SIDE PUCKS, noun. Plural of side puck
SIDE SCROLLER, noun. (video games genre) A video game where the player views the world from the side, controlling a character who mostly runs horizontally (usually left-to-right) through a level.
SIDE SCROLLERS, noun. Plural of side scroller
SIDE SHOT, noun. (surveying) A reading or measurement from a survey station to locate a point that is off the traverse or that is not intended to be used as a base for the extension of the survey. It is usually made to determine the position of some object that is to be shown on a map.
SIDE SHOW, noun. Alternative form of sideshow.
SIDE STREET, noun. A secondary road; a road that is not intended for heavy traffic.
SIDE STREETS, noun. Plural of side street
SIDE SURF, verb. To roller skate with feet pointing in opposite directions.
SIDE SWIMMER, noun. An amphipod, Hyalella azteca, indigenous to the Everglades.
SIDE TO SIDE, adjective. Alternative spelling of side-to-side
SIDE TOOL, noun. A cutting tool, used in a lathe or planer, having the cutting edge at the side instead of at the point.
SIDE TRICEPS, noun. (bodybuilding) A standard pose in which one arm is held straight with the triceps flexed, with one's side turned to the judges.
SIDE VALVE, noun. (automotive) A type of internal combustion engine design which has the inlet and exhaust valves in the cylinder block beside the piston. The cylinder head is then a simple dome extending across the valves and piston.
SIDE WALL, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see side,‎ wall.
SIDE WALL, noun. Either of the two parallel walls in a racquetball or squash court, perpendicular to the front wall; either of the walls on the side of the court.
SIDE WALLS, noun. Plural of side wall
SIDE WHISKERS, noun. (slang) sideburns
SIDE WITH, verb. (transitive) To choose to take the same point of view as (someone).

Dictionary definition

SIDE, noun. 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".
SIDE, noun. One of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack".
SIDE, noun. Either the left or right half of a body; "he had a pain in his side".
SIDE, noun. 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".
SIDE, noun. 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".
SIDE, noun. 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".
SIDE, noun. A line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure; "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side".
SIDE, noun. A family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side".
SIDE, noun. A lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food.
SIDE, noun. An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question".
SIDE, noun. An elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain".
SIDE, noun. (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist.
SIDE, verb. Take sides for or against; "Who are you widing with?"; "I"m siding against the current candidate".
SIDE, adjective. Located on a side; "side fences"; "the side porch".

Wise words

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