Synonyms of side in English:



  • 1 they were standing on the side of the road
    edge, border, verge, boundary, margin, fringe(s), flank, bank, perimeter, extremity, periphery, (outer) limit, limits, bounds
    literary marge, bourn
    [Antonyms] center
  • 2 you're driving on the wrong side of the road
    half, part; lane
  • 3 the east side of the city
  • 4 one side of the paper
    surface, face, plane
  • 5 his side of the argument
  • 6 the losing side in the war
    faction, camp, bloc, party, wing
  • 7 the players on their side
    team, squad, lineup
  • adjective

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  • 1 elaborate side pieces
    lateral, wing, flanking
    [Antonyms] front
  • 2 a side issue
    subordinate, lesser, lower-level, secondary, minor, peripheral, incidental, ancillary, subsidiary, of little account, extraneous
    [Antonyms] central
  • verb

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  • 1 siding with the underdog
    support, be on someone's side, take someone's side, take someone's part, stand by, back, give someone one's backing, be loyal to, defend, champion, ally (oneself) with, sympathize with, favor
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    lateral relating to the side of something


    side by side

    they worked side by sidealongside (each other)beside each otherabreastshoulder to shoulderclose togetherin collaborationin solidarity

    take someone's side

    I was surprised to see you taking Jack's sidesupportbe on someone's sidetake someone's partside withstand bybackgive someone one's backingbe loyal todefendchampionally (oneself) withsympathize withfavor

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