aside

[ uh-sahyd ]
/ əˈsaɪd /

adverb

noun


Nearby words

  1. asian-american,
  2. asiatic,
  3. asiatic cholera,
  4. asiatic elephant,
  5. asiatic schistosomiasis,
  6. aside from,
  7. asiderite,
  8. asimov,
  9. asimov, isaac,
  10. asine

Idioms

    aside from,
    1. apart from; besides; excluding: Aside from her salary, she receives money from investments.
    2. except for: They had no more food, aside from a few stale rolls.

Origin of aside

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at a-1, side1

Related formsqua·si-a·side, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for aside

aside

/ (əˈsaɪd) /

adverb

noun

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for aside

aside

adv.

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.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Idioms and Phrases with aside

aside

see all joking aside; lay aside; set aside; take aside.

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