HyperDic: side

English > 14 senses of the word side:
NOUNlocationsidea place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
groupsideone of two or more contesting groups
bodysideeither the left or right half of a body
locationside, facea surface forming part of the outside of an object
artifactsidean extended outer surface of an object
cognitionsidean aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)
locationsidea line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure
groupsidea family line of descent
foodside, side of meata lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
communicationside, positionan opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
objectside, slope, inclinean elevated geological formation
eventside, English(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
ADJECTIVEallsidelocated on a side
VERBcompetitionsidetake sides for or against
side > pronunciation
Soundssay'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > side: 14 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLocated on a side.
Examples
  • "side fences"
  • "the side porch"
NarrowerbroadsideToward a full side
lateral, sidelongsituated at or extending to the side
Oppositebottomsituated at the bottom or lowest position
topsituated at the top or highest position
Spanishlateral
Catalanlateral
English > side: 14 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location.
Examples
  • "they always sat on the right side of the church"
  • "he never left my side"
NarrowerbedsideSpace by the side of a bed (especially the bed of a sick or dying person)
blind sideThe side on which your vision / vision is limited or obstructed
docksideThe region adjacent to a boat dock / dock
east sideThe side that is on the east
handA position given by its location to the side of an object
north sideThe side that is on the north
shipsideThe part of a wharf that is next to a ship
south sideThe side that is on the south
west sideThe side that is on the west
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishlado
Catalancostat
English > side: 14 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningOne of two or more contesting groups.
Example"the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
CategorygameA contest with rules to determine a winner
politics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
war, warfareThe waging of armed conflict against an enemy / enemy
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
Spanishala, facción
Catalanala, facció
English > side: 14 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningEither the left or right half of a body.
Example"he had a pain in his side"
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
homo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderarea, regionA part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
Spanishcostado, lado
Catalancostat
Adjectivesside-to-sidealternately left and right with respect to a central point
English > side: 14 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA surface forming part of the outside of an object.
Example"he examined all sides of the crystal"
Synonymface
Narrowerbeam-ends(nautical) at the ends of the transverse deck beams of a vessel
bottom, underside, undersurfaceThe lower side of anything
front, front end, forepartThe side that is forward or prominent
lee, lee side, leewardThe side of something that is sheltered from the wind
rear, backside, back endThe side of an object that is opposite its front
top, top side, upper side, upsideThe highest or uppermost side of anything
windwardThe side of something that is toward the wind
BroadersurfaceThe extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
Spanishcara, lado
Catalancara, costat
English > side: 14 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn extended outer surface of an object.
Examples
  • "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"
  • "they painted all four sides of the house"
NarrowerbeamThe broad side of a ship
broadsideThe whole side of a vessel from stem to stern
edgeA sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
frontThe side that is seen or that goes first
larboard, portThe left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
nearsideThe side of a vehicle nearest the kerb
obverseThe side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design
rear, backThe side that goes last or is not normally seen
reverse, versoThe side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
sidewallThe side of an automobile tire
soffitThe underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.)
starboardThe right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
upper surfaceThe side that is uppermost
BroadersurfaceThe outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
Spanishcara, faz, lado
Catalancara, costat
English > side: 14 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningAn aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect).
Examples
  • "he was on the heavy side"
  • "he is on the purchasing side of the business"
  • "it brought out his better side"
NarrowerdownsideA negative aspect of something that is generally positive
handOne of two sides of an issue
Broaderaspect, facetA distinct / distinct feature or element in a problem
Spanishaspecto, lado, sección
Catalanaspecte, cara, costat, secció
English > side: 14 senses > noun 7, location
MeaningA line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure.
Example"the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Spanishlado
English > side: 14 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningA family line of descent.
Example"he gets his brains from his father's side"
Broaderlineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stockThe descendants of one individual
English > side: 14 senses > noun 9, food
MeaningA lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food.
Synonymside of meat
Narrowerside of beefdressed half of a beef carcass
side of porkDressed half of a hog carcass
Broadercut, cut of meatA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
English > side: 14 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningAn opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute.
Example"there are two sides to every question"
Synonymposition
Broaderopinion, viewA message expressing a belief about something
Spanishposición, postura
Catalanposició, postura
English > side: 14 senses > noun 11, object
MeaningAn elevated geological formation.
Example "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
Synonymsslope, incline
Part ofnatural elevation, elevationA raised or elevated geological formation
Narrowerascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgradeAn upward slope or grade (as in a road)
banksloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
bank, cant, camberA slope in the turn of a road or track
canyonsideThe steeply sloping side of a canyon
coastA slope down which sleds may coast
descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslopeA downward slope or bend
escarpment, scarpA long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge
hillsideThe side or slope of a hill
mountainside, versantThe side or slope of a mountain
piedmontA gentle slope leading from the base of a mountain to a region of flat land
ski slopeA snow-covered slope for skiing
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Spanishcuesta, falda, inclinación, pendiente, subida
Catalancosta, pendent, pujada
English > side: 14 senses > noun 12, event
Meaning(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist.
SynonymEnglish
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroaderspinA swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
English > side: 14 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningTake sides for or against.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Narrowerpull, root forTake sides with
Broaderalign, arrayalign oneself with a group or a way of thinking

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