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[ sahyd ]
/ saɪd /
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noun
adjective
Verb Phrases past and past participle sid·ed,present participle sid·ing.
side with / against to favor or support or refuse to support one group, opinion, etc., against opposition; take sides, as in a dispute: He always sides with the underdog.
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Idioms about side

Origin of side

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First recorded before 900; Middle English noun sid(e), siede, Old English sīde; cognate with Dutch zijde, German Seite, Old Norse sītha

OTHER WORDS FROM side

sideless, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH side

side , sighed

Other definitions for side (2 of 2)

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[ sahyd ]
/ saɪd /

adjective Scot. and North England.
(especially of a woman's dress or a man's beard) long and loose-flowing.

Origin of side

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First recorded before 900; Middle English sid(e) “long, stretched, broad,” Old English sīd “wide, broad, ample, extending lengthwise”; cognate with Old Norse sīthr “long, hanging down,” Low German sied “low”
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British Dictionary definitions for side

side
/ (saɪd) /

noun
adjective
verb

Word Origin for side

Old English sīde; related to sīd wide, Old Norse sītha side, Old High German sīta
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