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  Definition of side
  1. 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"
  2. either the left or right half of a body; "he had a pain in his side"
  3. 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"
  4. an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question"
  5. (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
  6. a lengthwise dressed half of an animal''s carcass used for food
  7. a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father''s side"
  8. one of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
  9. 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"
  10. a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure; "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
  11. 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"
  12. an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
  13. take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for; "We all rooted for the home team"; "I''m pulling for the underdog"; "Are you siding with the defender of the title?"
  14. take the side of; be on the side of; "Whose side are you on?"; "Why are you taking sides with the accused?"
Similar Words: position, English, side of meat, face, slope, incline, pull, root, go with


Hyponyms: broadside, edge, front, larboard, port, nearside, obverse, rear, back, reverse, verso, sidewall, soffit, starboard, upper surface, downside, hand, side of beef, side of pork, beam-ends, bottom, underside, undersurface, front end, forepart, lee, lee side, leeward, backside, back end, top, top side, upper side, upside, bedside, blind side, dockside, east side, north side, shipside, south side, west side, ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade, bank, cant, camber, canyonside, coast, descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope, escarpment, scarp, hillside, mountainside, versant, ski slope


Part Meronyms: torso, trunk, body, natural elevation, elevation


Derivational Morphology: go with, pull, root, face, slope, incline, pitch


Anagrams: ides


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: sy   Albanian: anë  
Basque: alde   Breton: tu  
Catalan: costat   Chinese: and and 侧面  
Croatian: strana   Dutch: bladzijde and kant and zijde  
Esperanto: latero and paĝo   Finnish: puoli and sivu  
French: côté and page   German: Seite  
Greek: σελίδα   Hindi: पृष्ठ  
Hungarian: oldal   Icelandic: blaðsíða  
Ido: latero   Italian: lato  
Japanese: and 側面   Korean:  
Latin: pagina   Norwegian: :no:side and side  
Persian: طرف   Portuguese: lado  
Russian: сторона and страница   Serbian: strana and stranica  
Spanish: lado and página   Swedish: sida  
Telugu: అంచు and పక్క and వైపు   Turkish: yan  
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