Definition for Side

side, n. [OE 'old, extensive'.]

  1. Direction; location opposite; contiguous position.
  2. Part; locale; domain; dimension.
  3. Proximity; space immediately next to.
  4. Angle; surface; plane.
  5. Circumference; lateral area.
  6. Aspect; facet; factor; characteristic.
  7. Margin; edge; verge; border; leeway.
  8. Rib cage; part between the back and the belly; [fig.] train car; railway carriage.
  9. Slope; incline; declivity; descent; ravine; steep pitch; drop off; canyon wall.
  10. End; point; length.
  11. Similar situation; parallel circumstance.
  12. Vista; point of view.
  13. Phrase. “This side”: prior to; just before achieving.
  14. Phrase. “Side by side”: next to one another.

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