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Translation of "side" - English-Spanish dictionary

side

noun   /saɪd/
A2 one of the two parts that something would divide into if you drew a line down the middle lado 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 costado The side of the car was badly scratched.
A2 one edge of something lado A square has four sides.
B1 the area next to something margen He stood by the side of the road, waiting for the bus.
one of the people or groups who are arguing, fighting, or competing lado Whose side is he on?
[no plural] part of a situation that can be considered or dealt with separately aspecto She looks after the financial side of things.
either of the two surfaces of a thin, flat object such as a piece of paper or a coin cara Write on both sides of the paper.
UK the players in a sports team equipo He has been selected for the national side.
one of the two areas of your body from under your arms to the tops of your legs costado She lay on her side.
[no plural] a part of someone’s character lado 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. de lado a lado 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. uno al lado del otro We sat side by side on the sofa.
(Definition of side from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

side

noun /said/
(the ground beside) an edge, border or boundary line lado He walked round the side of the field He lives on the same side of the street as me.
a surface of something cara A cube has six sides.
one of the two of such surfaces which are not the top, bottom, front, or back lado There is a label on the side of the box.
either surface of a piece of paper, cloth etc cara, lado, plana Don’t waste paper – write on both sides!
the right or left part of the body costado, lado I’ve got a pain in my side.
a part or division of a town etc parte, lado He lives on the north side of the town.
a slope (of a hill) ladera, falda a mountainside.
a point of view; an aspect aspecto, punto de vista We must look at all sides of the problem.
a party, team etc which is opposing another lado, parte, bando Whose side are you on? Which side is winning?
-side suffix
(the ground etc beside) the edge of something borde de, lado de He walked along the dockside/quayside a roadside café.
-sided suffix
having (a certain number or type of) sides de … lados a four-sided figure.
sidelong adjective, adverb
from or to the side; not directly de costado, de reojo a sidelong glance He glanced sidelong.
sideways adjective, adverb
to or towards one side de lado, lateral, de reojo He moved sideways a sideways movement.
sideboard noun
a long low piece of furniture in a dining room that has shelves and cupboards for storing plates, glasses, and cutlery. Aparador
(British ) hair that grows down the side of a man’s face in front of his ears; sideburn Patilla
sideburns noun plural
the usually short hair grown on the side of a man’s face in front of the ears. patillas
side effect noun
an additional (often bad) effect of a drug etc efecto secundario 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 luz lateral 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 actividad suplementaria He runs a mail-order business as a sideline.
the line marking one of the long edges of a football pitch etc. linea de banda
sidelines noun plural
the position or point of view of a person not actually taking part in a sport, argument etc al margen He threw in the occasional suggestion from the sidelines.
side road noun
a small, minor road carretera secundaria She parked in a side road, just off the High Street.
sidestep verb ( past tense, past participle sidestepped)
to step to one side esquivar He sidestepped as his attacker tried to grab him.
to avoid evitar, eludir There’s a way to sidestep a problem.
side street noun
a small, minor street calle lateral The man ran down a side-street and disappeared.
sidetrack verb
to turn (a person) aside from what he was about to do despistar I intended to write letters this evening, but was sidetracked into going to the pictures instead.
sidewalk noun
(American) a pavement or footpath. acera, vereda, andén
from all sides
from every direction de todos lados People were running towards him from all sides.
on all sides
all around por todos lados With enemies on all sides, we were trapped.
side by side
beside one another; close together juntos, uno al lado de otro They walked along the street side by side.
side with phrasal verb
to give support to in an argument etc ponerse de parte de Don’t side with him against us!
take sides
to choose to support a particular opinion, group etc against another ponerse de parte de Everybody in the office took sides in the dispute.
(Definition of side from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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