Synonyms of beside in English:



  • 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; bordering, abutting, neighbouring, close to, near, overlooking
    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

    Ursula was beside herself with worrydistraughtovercomeout of one's mindfranticdesperatedistractednot knowing what to do with oneselfat one's wits' endfrenziedin a frenzyhystericalunhingedmadcrazedberserkdementedemotionalwound upworked upfraught

    beside the point

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    para-1 related prefix, as in parathyroid, parasite

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