Refuse to support, oppose in a dispute, as in The older club members sided against the new program director and her strenuous exercise programs. [First half of 1700s] For the antonym, see side with.
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I remember the lubricated side against me, not against her, sliding back and forth.How 10 Porn Stars Lost Their Virginity|Aurora Snow|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mullah Yahya agrees with Jihad Yar that the media and the Americans are side by side against the Taliban.Pakistani Taliban Declare War on Media|Sami Yousafzai|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly Murdoch and Microsoft are on the right side against the Google.The New Good Guys|Douglas Rushkoff|November 23, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Then affairs almost reached the point where the province was in hostile array, one side against another.
They stood side by side against a fence in the blazing sun and were photographed—an interesting picture.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Society would side against him, as his rudeness to M. de Talleyrand would explain the latter's want of patience.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
Nevertheless next day I found myself taking my husband's side against myself.The Woman Thou Gavest Me|Hall Caine
I swear to aid you, to take your side against my countrymen; for they cast me out.Roger the Bold|F. S. Brereton