Origin of sided
- 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
Synonyms for side
Related Words for sidedencircle, surround, abut, flank, adjoin, neighbor, urge, uphold, support, back, favor, encourage, tout, recommend, propose, push, further, promote, defend, justify
Examples from the Web for sided
Contemporary Examples of sided
On the Syria vote he sided with Sen. Paul, who opposed intervention.How Ted Cruz Trolls Obama’s Foreign Policy
July 29, 2014
“American Embassy officials in Baghdad sided with Blackwater rather than the State Department investigators,” the paper notes.Blackwater: Murder Threats Were Just The Start
June 30, 2014
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
June 20, 2014
“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
February 2, 2014
Those tickets are now being refunded after Fraser Agnew, the mayor of Newtownabbey sided with his fellow Unionists.Irish Town Shuts Down ‘Blasphemous’ Play
January 25, 2014
Historical Examples of sided
The Bretons sided with John against the influence of France.Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Complete
Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre
The Southerners were numerous in the mountains, and of course all sided with the South.A Gold Hunter's Experience
Chalkley J. Hambleton
"You'd better wait a day," he said, gently; and Helen understood and sided with him.They of the High Trails
His younger brother John, from the outset, sided with the king.Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times
Charles Carleton Coffin
He presented the issues between capital and labor and sided with capital.The Mistakes of Jesus
- 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
- USas 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
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.
late 14c., from side (n.).
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