Definition for A-SIDE

A-SIDE, adv. [a and side. See Side.]

  1. On or to one side; out of a perpendicular or straight direction.
  2. At a little distance from the main part or body. Thou shalt set aside that which is full. – 2 Kings iv.
  3. From the body; as, to put or lay aside a garment. – John xiii.
  4. From the company; at a small distance, or in private; as when speakers utter something by themselves, upon the stage.
  5. Separate from the person, mind or attention; in a state of abandonment. Let us lay aside every weight. – Heb. xii.
  6. Out of the line of rectitude or propriety, in a moral view. They are all gone aside. – Ps. xiv.
  7. In a state of separation to a particular use; as, to set aside a thing for a future day. To set aside, in judicial proceedings, is to defeat the effect or operation of, by a subsequent decision of a superior tribunal; as, to set aside a verdict or a judgment.

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