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    aside

    aside - Dictionary definition and meaning for word aside

    Definition
    (noun) a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage Definition
    (noun) a message that departs from the main subject Definition
    (adv) on or to one side
    Example Sentence
    • step aside
    • stood aside to let him pass
    • threw the book aside
    • put her sewing aside when he entered
    Definition
    (adv) out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)
    Synonyms : away
    Example Sentence
    • brush the objections aside
    • pushed all doubts away
    Definition
    (adv) not taken into account or excluded from consideration
    Synonyms : apart
    Example Sentence
    • these problems apart, the country is doing well
    • all joking aside, I think you're crazy
    Definition
    (adv) in a different direction
    Synonyms : away
    Example Sentence
    • turn aside
    • turn away one's face
    • glanced away
    Definition
    (adv) placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
    Synonyms : apart
    Example Sentence
    • had a feeling of being set apart
    • quality sets it apart
    • a day set aside for relaxing
    Definition
    (adv) in reserve; not for immediate use
    Synonyms : away , by
    Example Sentence
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day
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