• A bounding straight edge of a two-dimensional shape.
  • A flat surface of a three-dimensional object; a face.
  • One half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.
  • A region in a specified position with respect to something.
  • The portion of the human torso usually covered by the arms when they are not raised; the areas on the left and right between the belly or chest and the back.
  • One surface of a sheet of paper (used instead of "page", which can mean one or both surfaces.)
  • One possible aspect of a concept, person or thing.
  • One set of competitors in a game.
  • A sports team.
  • A group of morris dancers who perform together.
  • A group having a particular allegiance in a conflict or competition.
  • A recorded piece of music; a record, especially in jazz.
  • Sidespin; english
  • A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being watched .
  • A dish that accompanies the main course; a side dish.
  • A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
  • The batters faced in an inning by a particular pitcher
  • An unjustified air of self-importance.
  • A written monologue or part of a scene to be read by an actor at an audition.
  • A man who prefers not to engage in anal sex during homosexual intercourse.



  • To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"
  • To lean on one side.
  • To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.
  • To suit; to pair; to match.
  • To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
  • To furnish with a siding.
  • To provide with, as a side or accompaniment.
  • To clear, tidy or sort.



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  • From Middle English side, from Old English sīde, from Proto-Germanic *sīdǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *sēy-. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Siede, West Frisian side, Dutch zijde, zij, German Low German Sied, German Seite, Danish and Norwegian side, Swedish sida.
  • From Middle English side, syde, syd, from Old English sīd, from Proto-Germanic *sīdaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sēy-. Cognate with Low German sied, Swedish sid, Icelandic síður.

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