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Definition of side:

  1. A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
  2. A slope or declivity, as of a hill, considered as opposed to another slope over the ridge.
  3. Any outer portion of a thing considered apart from, and yet in relation to, the rest; as, the upper side of a sphere; also, any part or position viewed as opposite to or contrasted with another; as, this or that side.
  4. Fig.: Aspect or part regarded as contrasted with some other; as, the bright side of poverty.
  5. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side issue; a side view or remark.
  6. Long; large; extensive.
  7. One of the halves of the body, of an animals or man, on either side of the mesial plane; or that which pertains to such a half; as, a side of beef; a side of sole leather.
  8. The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially ( when the thing spoken of is somewhat oblong in shape), one of the longer edges as distinguished from the shorter edges, called ends; a bounding line of a geometrical figure; as, the side of a field, of a square or triangle, of a river, of a road, etc.
  9. The position of a person or party regarded as opposed to another person or party, whether as a rival or a foe; a body of advocates or partisans; a party; hence, the interest or cause which one maintains against another; a doctrine or view opposed to another.
  10. The right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body; as, a pain in the side.
  11. To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.
  12. To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.
  13. To furnish with a siding; as, to side a house.
  14. To lean on one side.
  15. To suit; to pair; to match.
  16. To work ( a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.


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