Significado de "side" - Diccionario Inglés para Estudiantes

side

noun [ C ] uk us /saɪd/
PART OF SOMETHING

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

In most countries people drive on the right side of the road.
Which side of the bed do you sleep on?
They were on the other side of the room.
SURFACE

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

The ingredients are listed on the side of the box.
The side of the car was badly scratched.
EDGE

A2 one edge of something:

A square has four sides.
There were chairs round the sides of the room.
NEXT TO SOMETHING

B1 the area next to something:

trees growing by the side of the road
There were flowers in pots on either side of the front door.
PAPER/COIN ETC

A2 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.
ARGUMENT

B2 one of the people or groups who are arguing, fighting, or competing:

Whose side is he on?
Whenever we argue he always takes Alice's side (= gives support to Alice).
TEAM UK

the players in a sports team:

He's been selected for the national side.
PART OF A SITUATION

B2 part of a situation that can be considered or dealt with separately:

She looks after the financial side of things.
CHARACTER

B2 a part of someone's character:

She has a very practical side.
BODY

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

Stand with your arms by your sides.
She lay on her side.
STORY

B2 Someone's side of a story is the way in which they explain how something happened:

I thought I'd better listen to Clare's side of the story.
So far they'd only heard the story from the wife's side.
TELEVISION/RADIO UK

a number on a television that you can choose in order to receive a broadcast:

Which side is the film on?
from side to side

B2 If something moves from side to side, it moves from left to right and back again repeatedly:

swinging from side to side
side by side

B2 If two things or people are side by side, they are next to each other:

sitting side by side on the sofa
Alex laid them down side by side on the table.
RELATIVES

the part of your family who are either your mother's relatives or your father's relatives:

They tend to be tall on my mother's side of the family.
→ See also the flip side , err on the side of caution , on the side , put sth to one side

(Definition of “side” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)