- apart from; besides; excluding: Aside from her salary, she receives money from investments.
- except for: They had no more food, aside from a few stale rolls.
Examples from the Web for aside
Aside from a blanket ban, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit are nearly impossible to control.
No surprise then that aside from wealthy coastal suburbs, the Democratic base has shrunk to the urban cores and college towns.
Aside from reaching an international audience, leaving Oz had another benefit—no more silly intrusions into her privacy.
Hitch picks up his cane, pushes her aside, and laboriously tries to get to his feet, saying, “I'll do it myself.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aside from the emotional stress the court case inflicted on her family, she has no regrets.
The elder woman remonstrated feebly, but the girl swept her aside.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
They were dead and gone, and in the presence of Doctor Louis I put them aside a while.A Secret Inheritance (Volume 2 of 3)|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
The next day Joel called Ellen aside and asked her whether she was not going home with her aunt.
But later in the day, the captain called Christy aside, and had a long talk with him, the charts open before them.Within The Enemy's Lines|Oliver Optic
It is no wonder that we read of Guenevere taking Launfal aside for a little private conversation in her pleasaunce.French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France|Marie de France
British Dictionary definitions for aside
- besideshe has money aside from his possessions
- except forhe has nothing aside from the clothes he stands in Compare apart (def. 7)
Word Origin and History for aside
c.1300, "off to one side;" mid-14c., "to or from the side;" late 14c., "away or apart from others, out of the way," from a- (1) + side (n.). Noun sense of "words spoken so as to be (supposed) inaudible" is from 1727. Middle English had asidely "on the side, indirectly" (early 15c.) and asideward "sideways, horizontal" (late 14c.).
Idioms and Phrases with aside
see all joking aside; lay aside; set aside; take aside.