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side

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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 for side

Origin of side

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before 900; Middle English; Old English sīde (noun); cognate with Dutch zijde,German Seite,Old Norse sītha

OTHER WORDS FROM side

sideless, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH side

side , sighed

Definition 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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before 900; Middle English; Old English sīd ample, large, extending lengthwise; cognate with Old Norse sīthr long, 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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