Side in a sentence

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Definition of Side

  • The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially (when the thing spoken of is somewhat oblong in shape), one of the longer edges as distinguished from the shorter edges, called ends; a bounding line of a geometrical figure; as, the side of a field, of a square or triangle, of a river, of a road, etc.
  • Any outer portion of a thing considered apart from, and yet in relation to, the rest; as, the upper side of a sphere; also, any part or position viewed as opposite to or contrasted with another; as, this or that side.
  • One of the halves of the body, of an animals or man, on either side of the mesial plane; or that which pertains to such a half; as, a side of beef; a side of sole leather.
  • The right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body; as, a pain in the side.
  • A slope or declivity, as of a hill, considered as opposed to another slope over the ridge.
  • The position of a person or party regarded as opposed to another person or party, whether as a rival or a foe; a body of advocates or partisans; a party; hence, the interest or cause which one maintains against another; a doctrine or view opposed to another.
  • A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
  • Fig.: Aspect or part regarded as contrasted with some other; as, the bright side of poverty.
  • Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral.
  • Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side issue; a side view or remark.
  • Long; large; extensive.
  • To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.
  • To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
  • To furnish with a siding; as, to side a house.
  • an extended outer surface of an object
  • either the left or right half of a body
  • an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)
  • an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
  • (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
  • a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
  • a family line of descent
  • one of two or more contesting groups
  • a surface forming part of the outside of an object
  • a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure
  • a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
  • an elevated geological formation
  • take sides for or against
  • located on a side

How to use side in a sentence. Side pronunciation.

As they passed through, a hand drew aside the curtains on the other side of the room which they were leaving.
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He went hastily and noiselessly-his footfall was light for so heavy a man-through the large room to the farther side from that by which David and Kaid had first entered.
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Rapine, murder, tyranny, oppression, were round him on every side, and the ruler of the land called him to his counsels.
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Her hands were clasped at her side rigidly, her pulses throbbing.
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Now he saw sitting on a divan on the opposite side of the room Prince Harrik.
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They were packed close together, side by side, as if room were scarce in that mighty plain.
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Two other sides of the plaza were faced by stores, offices and stables.
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When the pistols were emptied, the stranger resumed his work (mending a whip-lash), and Mr. Harris rode by with a polite nod, homeward bound, with a bullet through one of his lungs, and several in his hips; and from them issued little rivulets of blood that coursed down the horse's sides and made the animal look quite picturesque.
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It comes right over the mountains from the West, but when one crosses the ridge he does not find any of it on the other side!
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There was as usual a furious "zephyr" blowing the first night of the brigade's return, and about midnight the roof of an adjoining stable blew off, and a corner of it came crashing through the side of our ranch.
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We descended on the other side, crossed the valley and toiled up another mountain three or four thousand miles high, apparently, and looked over again.
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I think that hardly any amount of fatigue can be gathered together that a man cannot sleep off in one night on the sand by its side.
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Johnny was on the other side of it.
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We four always spread our common stock of blankets together on the frozen ground, and slept side by side; and finding that our foolish, long-legged hound pup had a deal of animal heat in him, Oliphant got to admitting him to the bed, between himself and Mr. Ballou, hugging the dog's warm back to his breast and finding great comfort in it.
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It was a hard, wearing, toilsome journey, but it had its bright side; for after each day was done and our wolfish hunger appeased with a hot supper of fried bacon, bread, molasses and black coffee, the pipe-smoking, song-singing and yarn-spinning around the evening camp-fire in the still solitudes of the desert was a happy, care-free sort of recreation that seemed the very summit and culmination of earthly luxury.
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Six of the cabins were strung along one side of a deep canyon, and the other five faced them.
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The rest of the landscape was made up of bleak mountain walls that rose so high into the sky from both sides of the canyon that the village was left, as it were, far down in the bottom of a crevice.
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We built a small, rude cabin in the side of the crevice and roofed it with canvas, leaving a corner open to serve as a chimney, through which the cattle used to tumble occasionally, at night, and mash our furniture and interrupt our sleep.
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Up and down the rugged mountain side I searched, with always increasing interest and always augmenting gratitude that I had come to Humboldt and come in time.
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We climbed the mountain sides, and clambered among sage-brush, rocks and snow till we were ready to drop with exhaustion, but found no silver-nor yet any gold.
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Examples of Side

Example #1
Presently the face of Nahoum Pasha followed the hand.
Example #2
Holding her hand still, as though she were a child, he led her quickly from the room, and shut the panel behind them.
Example #3
Drawing behind a clump of palms near a door opening to a passage leading to Mizraim's quarters, he waited.
Example #4
The voice of Him of Galilee, the hand of Cain, the craft of Jael.
Example #5
Here a great duty lay-his life for this land, his life, and his love, and his faith.
Example #6
The future spread clearly before him.