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beside

Synonyms of beside in English:

preposition

  • 1 Kate walked beside him
    alongside, by the side of, at the side of, next to, parallel to, abreast of, at someone's elbow, with, by;
    adjacent to, next door to, cheek by jowl with, hard by;
    archaic aside of
  • 2 beside Paula, she always felt clumsy
    compared with, in comparison with, next to, against, contrasted with, in contrast to/with
  • Phrases

    beside oneself

    1
    Ursula was beside herself with worry
    distraught, overcome, out of one's mind, frantic, desperate, distracted, not knowing what to do with oneself, at one's wits' end, frenzied, in a frenzy;
    hysterical, unhinged, mad, crazed, berserk, demented;

    beside the point

    2

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    para-1 related prefix, as in parathyroid, parasite

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