HyperDic: sideline

English > 4 senses of the word sideline:
NOUNlocationsideline, out of boundsa line that marks the side boundary of a playing field
artifactsidelinean auxiliary line of merchandise
actsideline, avocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, spare-time activityan auxiliary activity
VERBsocialsidelineremove from the center of activity or attention
sideline > pronunciation
Soundssay'dlay.n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > sideline: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA line that marks the side boundary of a playing field.
Synonymout of bounds
NarrowertouchlineEither of the sidelines in soccer or rugby
BroaderlineIn games / games or sports
English > sideline: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn auxiliary line of merchandise.
Broaderline, product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of businessA particular kind of product or merchandise
Spanishnegocio adicional
English > sideline: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn auxiliary activity.
Synonymsavocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, spare-time activity
Narrowerspeleology, spelaeologyThe pastime of exploring caves
Broaderpastime, interest, pursuitA diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
Spanishafición, hobby, pasatiempo
Catalanafició, hobby
English > sideline: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningRemove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President"
Broaderdemote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairsAssign to a lower position

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