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

3 senses of sideline

Sense 1
sideline, out of bounds -- (a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field)
       => line -- (in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area)

Sense 2
sideline -- (an auxiliary line of merchandise)
       => line, product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of business -- (a particular kind of product or merchandise; "a nice line of shoes")

Sense 3
avocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity -- (an auxiliary activity)
       => pastime, interest, pursuit -- (a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits")

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

1 sense of sideline

Sense 1
sideline -- (remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position; "The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President")
       => demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs -- (assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant")

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