Definition for sided (2 of 2)
- pages of a script containing only the lines and cues of a specific role to be learned by a performer.
- the lines of the role.
- either of the two surfaces of a phonograph record or the two tracks on a audiotape.
- Slang. a phonograph record.
- affected manner; pretension; assumed haughtiness: to put on side.
- impudence; gall: He has a lot of side.
Verb Phrases past and past participle sid·ed, present participle sid·ing.
Origin of side1
Examples from the Web for sided
On the Syria vote he sided with Sen. Paul, who opposed intervention.
“American Embassy officials in Baghdad sided with Blackwater rather than the State Department investigators,” the paper notes.
A federal judge last month sided with the organization, a fact that the Walker campaign seized on.Prosecutors Allege ‘Criminal Scheme’ Involving Gov. Scott Walker|David Freedlander|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Yet the Golden Globes sided with Allen, in effect accusing Dylan either of lying or of not mattering,” he writes.Dylan Farrow Takes Woody Allen, Hollywood, and Celebrity to Task|Soraya Roberts|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those tickets are now being refunded after Fraser Agnew, the mayor of Newtownabbey sided with his fellow Unionists.
Red requires to annihilate one sided irritation the two primary colors, yellow and blue.The Progress of the Marbling Art|Josef Halfer
One was that in the quarrel between him and Frémont the most of his former followers had sided with Frémont.The Abolitionists|John F. Hume
When his high-handed behavior resulted in a factional split, she sided with those who rejected his domination.Emma Goldman|Charles A. Madison
The Chancellor, who had impressed neutral observers as being a real leader of democracy in Germany, sided with the Kaiser.Germany, The Next Republic?|Carl W. Ackerman
Mr. King, of Georgia, sided with Mr. Benton; and thus the report went in.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
British Dictionary definitions for sided
- any line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane geometric figure
- another name for face (def. 13)
- apart from or in addition to the main object
- as a sideline
- US as a side dish
- bit on the side See bit 1 (def. 11)
- close together
- (foll by with) beside or near to
Word Origin for side
Word Origin and History for sided (1 of 3)
Old English side "flanks of a person, the long part or aspect of anything," from Proto-Germanic *sithon (cf. Old Saxon sida, Old Norse siða, Danish side, Swedish sida, Middle Dutch side, Dutch zidje, Old High German sita, German Seite), from adjective *sithas "long" (cf. Old English sid "long, broad, spacious," Old Norse siðr "long, hanging down"), from PIE root *se- "long, late" (see soiree).
Original sense preserved in countryside. Figurative sense of "position or attitude of a person or set of persons in relation to another" (cf. choosing sides) first recorded mid-13c. Meaning "one of the parties in a transaction" is from late 14c.; sense in a sporting contest or game is from 1690s. Meaning "music on one side of a phonograph record" is first attested 1936. Phrase side by side "close together and abreast" is recorded from c.1200. Side-splitting "affecting with compulsive laughter" is attested by 1825.
Word Origin and History for sided (1 of 3)
late 15c., "to cut into sides" (of meat), from side (n.). Meaning "to support one of the parties in a discussion, dispute, etc.," is first attested 1590s, from side (n.) in the figurative sense; earlier to hold sides (late 15c.). Related: Sided; siding.
Word Origin and History for sided (2 of 3)
late 14c., from side (n.).
Idioms and Phrases with sided
In addition to the idioms beginning with side
- side against
- side by side
- side of the tracks
- side street
- side with
- blind spot (side)
- bright side
- can't hit the broad side of a barn
- choose up (sides)
- get on someone's good side
- get up on the wrong side of bed
- in good with (on someone's good side)
- know which side of bread is buttered
- laugh out of the other side of one's mouth
- let someone (the side) down
- on someone's side
- on the safe side
- on the side
- on the side of the angels
- other side of the coin
- right side of the tracks
- right-side out
- right-side up
- seamy side
- split one's sides
- sunny-side up
- take aside (to one side)
- take sides
- this side of
- thorn in one's flesh (side)
- work both sides of the street
- wrong side of