side

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[ sahyd ]
/ saɪd /

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

SYNONYMS FOR side

OTHER WORDS FROM side

side·less, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH side

side sighed

Definition for sider (2 of 3)

side2
[ 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

Definition for sider (3 of 3)

sidero-1

a combining form meaning “iron,” used in the formation of compound words: siderolite.
Also especially before a vowel, sider-.

Origin of sidero-

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< Greek sidēro-, combining form of sídēros iron
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British Dictionary definitions for sider (1 of 2)

sidero-

before a vowel sider-


combining form

indicating ironsiderolite

Word Origin for sidero-

from Greek sidēros

British Dictionary definitions for sider (2 of 2)

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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Medical definitions for sider

sidero-

pref.

Iron:sideropenia.
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Idioms and Phrases with sider

side

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