Bedeutung von “side” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /sɑɪd/

A2 one of the two parts that something would divide into if you drew a line down the middle:

I sleep on the left side of the bed.

A2 a flat, outer surface of an object, especially one that is not its top, bottom, front, or back:

The side of the car was badly scratched.

A2 one edge of something:

A square has four sides.

B1 the area next to something:

He stood by the side of the road, waiting for the bus.

either of the two surfaces of a thin, flat object such as a piece of paper or a coin:

Write on both sides of the paper.

one of the people or groups who are arguing, fighting, or competing:

Whose side / is he on?

one of the two areas of your body from under your arms to the tops of your legs:

She lay on her side.

[ no plural ] part of a situation that can be considered or dealt with separately:

She takes care of the financial side of things.

[ no plural ] a part of someone’s character:

She has a very practical side.
from side to side

If something moves from side to side, it moves from left to right and back again repeatedly:

He shook his head from side to side.
side by side

If two things or people are side by side, they are next to each other:

We sat side by side on the couch.

(Definition von “side” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)