English adjective: side
|1.||side located on a side|
The side porch.
|Similar||broadside, lateral, sidelong|
English noun: side
|1.||side (location) a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location|
|Samples||They always sat on the right side of the church.|
He never left my side.
|Broader (hypernym)||part, region|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bedside, blind side, dockside, east side, hand, north side, shipside, south side, west side|
|2.||side (group) one of two or more contesting groups|
|Samples||The Confederate side was prepared to attack.|
|Broader (hypernym)||social unit, unit|
|Domain category||game, government, political science, politics, war, warfare|
|3.||side (body) either the left or right half of a body|
|Samples||He had a pain in his side.|
|Broader (hypernym)||area, region|
|Part meronym||body, torso, trunk|
|Domain category||animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, homo, human, human being, man|
|4.||side (location) a surface forming part of the outside of an object|
|Samples||He examined all sides of the crystal.|
Dew dripped from the face of the leaf.
|Narrower (hyponym)||back end, backside, beam-ends, bottom, forepart, front, front end, lee, lee side, leeward, rear, top, top side, underside, undersurface, upper side, upside, windward|
|5.||side (artifact) an extended outer surface of an object|
|Samples||He turned the box over to examine the bottom side.|
They painted all four sides of the house.
|Narrower (hyponym)||back, beam, broadside, edge, front, larboard, nearside, obverse, port, rear, reverse, sidewall, soffit, starboard, upper surface, verso|
|6.||side (cognition) an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)|
|Samples||He was on the heavy side.|
He is on the purchasing side of the business.
It brought out his better side.
|Broader (hypernym)||aspect, facet|
|Narrower (hyponym)||downside, hand|
|7.||side (location) a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure|
|Samples||The hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side.|
|8.||side (group) a family line of descent|
|Samples||He gets his brains from his father's side.|
|Broader (hypernym)||ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock|
|9.||side (food) a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food|
|Synonyms||side of meat|
|Broader (hypernym)||cut, cut of meat|
|Narrower (hyponym)||side of beef, side of pork|
|10.||side (communication) an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute|
|Samples||There are two sides to every question.|
|Broader (hypernym)||opinion, view|
|11.||side (object) an elevated geological formation|
|Samples||He climbed the steep slope.|
The house was built on the side of a mountain.
|Broader (hypernym)||formation, geological formation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||acclivity, ascent, bank, bank, camber, cant, canyonside, climb, coast, declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, escarpment, fall, hillside, mountainside, piedmont, raise, rise, scarp, ski slope, upgrade, versant|
|Part meronym||elevation, natural elevation|
|12.||side (event) (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist|
|Domain category||athletics, sport|
English verb: side
|1.||side (competition) take sides for or against|
|Samples||Who are you widing with?.|
I'm siding against the current candidate.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||align, array|
|Narrower (hyponym)||pull, root for|