Translation of "side" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /saɪd/ 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. Dormo sulla parte sinistra del letto.

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

lato, fianco, fiancata
The side of the car was badly scratched. La fiancata della macchina era graffiata malamente.

A2 one edge of something

A square has four sides. Il quadrato ha quattro lati.

B1 the area next to something

He stood by the side of the road, waiting for the bus. Stava in piedi al margine della strada aspettando l’autobus.

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

Whose side / is he on? Da che parte sta?

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

aspetto, lato
She looks after the financial side of things. Si occupa dell’aspetto economico.

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. Scrivete su tutti e due i lati del foglio.

UK the players in a sports team

He has been selected for the national side. È stato scelto per la squadra nazionale.

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

She lay on her side. Giaceva su un fianco.

[ no plural ] a part of someone’s character

aspetto (di carattere)
She has a very practical side. Un aspetto del suo carattere è molto pratico.
from side to side

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

da una parte all’altra
He shook his head from side to side. Ha scosso la testa.
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 sofa. Eravamo seduti sul divano uno accanto all’altro.

(Translation of “side” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)