Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun side

12 senses of side

Sense 1
side -- (a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location; "they always sat on the right side of the church"; "he never left my side")
       => region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

Sense 2
side -- (one of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack")
       => unit, social unit -- (an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit")

Sense 3
side -- (either the left or right half of a body; "he had a pain in his side")
       => area, region -- (a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region")

Sense 4
side, face -- (a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf")
       => surface -- (the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface")

Sense 5
side -- (an extended outer surface of an object; "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"; "they painted all four sides of the house")
       => surface -- (the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface")

Sense 6
side -- (an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect); "he was on the heavy side"; "he is on the purchasing side of the business"; "it brought out his better side")
       => aspect, facet -- (a distinct feature or element in a problem; "he studied every facet of the question")

Sense 7
side -- (a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure; "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side")
       => line -- (a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent)

Sense 8
side -- (a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side")
       => lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")

Sense 9
side, side of meat -- (a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food)
       => cut, cut of meat -- (a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass)

Sense 10
side, position -- (an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question")
       => opinion, view -- (a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page")

Sense 11
slope, incline, side -- (an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain")
       => geological formation, formation -- ((geology) the geological features of the earth)

Sense 12
English, side -- ((sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist)
       => spin -- (a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb side

1 sense of side

Sense 1
side -- (take sides for or against; "Who are you widing with?"; "I"m siding against the current candidate")
       => align, array -- (align oneself with a group or a way of thinking)

Antonyms of adj side

1 sense of side

Sense 1
side (prenominal) (vs. top) (vs. bottom) -- (located on a side; "side fences"; "the side porch")

top(prenominal) (vs. bottom) (vs. side) -- (situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf")
        => apical -- (situated at an apex)
        => crowning -- (forming or providing a crown or summit; "the crowning star on a Christmas tree"; "her hair was her crowning glory")
        => topmost, uppermost, upmost -- (at or nearest to the top; "the uppermost book in the pile"; "on the topmost step")
        => upper -- (the topmost one of two)
bottom(prenominal) (vs. side) (vs. top) -- (situated at the bottom or lowest position; "the bottom drawer")
        => bottommost, lowermost, nethermost -- (farthest down; "bottommost shelf")
        => inferior -- (lower than a given reference point; "inferior alveolar artery")
        => nether -- (lower; "gnawed his nether lip")

Similarity of adj side

1 sense of side

Sense 1
side (prenominal) (vs. top) (vs. bottom) -- (located on a side; "side fences"; "the side porch")
       => broadside -- (toward a full side; "a broadside attack")
       => lateral, sidelong -- (situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson)

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