Antonyms of adj sidelong

3 senses of sidelong

Sense 1
askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong -- ((used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances")

INDIRECT (VIA indirect) -> direct -- (direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short; "a direct route"; "a direct flight"; "a direct hit")

Sense 2
lateral, sidelong -- (situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson)

INDIRECT (VIA bottom, side) -> top -- (situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf")
INDIRECT (VIA side, top) -> bottom -- (situated at the bottom or lowest position; "the bottom drawer")

Sense 3
sidelong -- (inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker)

INDIRECT (VIA vertical, inclined) -> horizontal -- (parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface")
INDIRECT (VIA inclined, horizontal) -> vertical, perpendicular -- (at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height")

Similarity of adj sidelong

3 senses of sidelong

Sense 1
askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong -- ((used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; "her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen; "sidelong glances")
       => indirect (vs. direct) -- (not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing")

Sense 2
lateral, sidelong -- (situated at or extending to the side; "the lateral branches of a tree"; "shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson)
       => side (prenominal) (vs. top) (vs. bottom) -- (located on a side; "side fences"; "the side porch")

Sense 3
sidelong -- (inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker)
       => inclined (vs. horizontal) (vs. vertical) -- (at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane")

Synonyms of adv sidelong

3 senses of sidelong

Sense 1
sidelong -- (on the side; "the plow lay sidelong on the ground")

Sense 2
sidelong -- (with the side toward someone or something; "seated sidelong to the window"- Nathaniel Hawthorne)

Sense 3
sidelong, sideways, obliquely -- (to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face")

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