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Translation of "side" - English-French dictionary

side

noun /said/
(the ground beside) an edge, border or boundary line côté He walked round the side of the field He lives on the same side of the street as me.
a surface of something côté A cube has six sides.
one of the two of such surfaces which are not the top, bottom, front, or back côté There is a label on the side of the box.
either surface of a piece of paper, cloth etc côté Don’t waste paper – write on both sides!
the right or left part of the body côté I’ve got a pain in my side.
a part or division of a town etc partie He lives on the north side of the town.
a slope (of a hill) versant a mountainside.
a point of view; an aspect aspect, point de vue We must look at all sides of the problem.
a party, team etc which is opposing another côté Whose side are you on? Which side is winning?
-side
(the ground etc beside) the edge of something bord (de) He walked along the dockside/quayside a roadside café.
-sided
having (a certain number or type of) sides à (…) côtés a four-sided figure.
sidelong adjective, adverb
from or to the side; not directly (en) oblique, de côté a sidelong glance He glanced sidelong.
sideways adjective, adverb
to or towards one side de côté He moved sideways a sideways movement.
sideburns noun plural
the usually short hair grown on the side of a man’s face in front of the ears. favoris
side effect
an additional (often bad) effect of a drug etc effet secondaire These pills have unpleasant side effects.
sidelight noun
a light fixed to the side, or at the side of the front or back, of a car, boat etc lanterne He switched his sidelights on when it began to get dark.
sideline noun
a business etc carried on outside one’s regular job or activity travail complémentaire He runs a mail-order business as a sideline.
the line marking one of the long edges of a football pitch etc. ligne latérale
sidelines noun plural
the position or point of view of a person not actually taking part in a sport, argument etc de l’extérieur He threw in the occasional suggestion from the sidelines.
side road
a small, minor road. petite route
sidestep verb ( past tense, past participle sidestepped)
to step to one side esquiver He sidestepped as his attacker tried to grab him.
to avoid éviter There’s a way to sidestep a problem.
side-street noun
a small, minor street petite rue The man ran down a side-street and disappeared.
sidetrack verb
to turn (a person) aside from what he was about to do détourner l’attention de qqn I intended to write letters this evening, but was sidetracked into going to the pictures instead.
sidewalk noun
(American) a pavement or footpath. trottoir
from all sides
from every direction de tous côtés People were running towards him from all sides.
on all sides
all around de tous côtés With enemies on all sides, we were trapped.
side by side
beside one another; close together côte à côte They walked along the street side by side.
side with
to give support to in an argument etc prendre parti pour Don’t side with him against us!
take sides
to choose to support a particular opinion, group etc against another prendre parti Everybody in the office took sides in the dispute.
(Definition of side from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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