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    side - Dictionary definition and meaning for word side

    Definition
    (noun) a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
    Example Sentence
    • they always sat on the right side of the church
    • he never left my side
    Definition
    (noun) one of two or more contesting groups
    Example Sentence
    • the Confederate side was prepared to attack
    Definition
    (noun) either the left or right half of a body
    Example Sentence
    • he had a pain in his side
    Definition
    (noun) a surface forming part of the outside of an object
    Synonyms : face
    Example Sentence
    • he examined all sides of the crystal
    • dew dripped from the face of the leaf
    Definition
    (noun) an extended outer surface of an object
    Example Sentence
    • he turned the box over to examine the bottom side
    • they painted all four sides of the house
    Definition
    (noun) an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)
    Example Sentence
    • he was on the heavy side
    • he is on the purchasing side of the business
    • it brought out his better side
    Definition
    (noun) a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure
    Example Sentence
    • the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side
    Definition
    (noun) a family line of descent
    Example Sentence
    • he gets his brains from his father's side
    Definition
    (noun) a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
    Synonyms : side of meat
    Definition
    (noun) an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
    Synonyms : position
    Example Sentence
    • there are two sides to every question
    Definition
    (noun) an elevated geological formation
    Synonyms : incline , slope
    Example Sentence
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
    Definition
    (noun) (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
    Synonyms : english
    Definition
    (verb) take sides for or against
    Example Sentence
    • Who are you widing with?
    • I'm siding against the current candidate
    Definition
    (adj) located on a side
    Example Sentence
    • side fences
    • the side porch
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