Translation of "side" - English-German dictionary


noun /said/

(the ground beside) an edge, border or boundary line

die Seite
He walked round the side of the field
He lives on the same side of the street as me.

a surface of something

die Seite
A cube has six sides.

one of the two of such surfaces which are not the top, bottom, front, or back

die Seite
There is a label on the side of the box.

either surface of a piece of paper, cloth etc

die Seite
Don’t waste paper – write on both sides!

the right or left part of the body

die Seite
I’ve got a pain in my side.

a part or division of a town etc

der Teil
He lives on the north side of the town.

a slope (of a hill)

der Hang

a point of view; an aspect

die Seite
We must look at all sides of the problem.

a party, team etc which is opposing another

die Partei
Whose side are you on?
Which side is winning?

(the ground etc beside) the edge of something

He walked along the dockside/quayside

having (a certain number or type of) sides

a four-sided figure.
sidelong adjective, adverb

from or to the side; not directly

a sidelong glance
He glanced sidelong.
sideways adjective, adverb

to or towards one side

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.

die Koteletten
side effect

an additional (often bad) effect of a drug etc

die Nebenwirkung
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

die Seitenleuchte
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

die Nebenbeschäftigung
He runs a mail-order business as a sideline.

the line marking one of the long edges of a football pitch etc.

die Seitenlinie
sidelines noun plural

the position or point of view of a person not actually taking part in a sport, argument etc

die Seite
He threw in the occasional suggestion from the sidelines.
side road

a small, minor road.

die Nebenstraße
sidestep verb (past tense, past participle sidestepped)

to step to one side

He sidestepped as his attacker tried to grab him.

to avoid

There’s a way to sidestep a problem.
side-street noun

a small, minor street

die Nebenstraße
The man ran down a side-street and disappeared.
sidetrack verb

to turn (a person) aside from what he was about to do

I intended to write letters this evening, but was sidetracked into going to the pictures instead.
sidewalk noun

(American) a pavement or footpath.

der Gehsteig
from all sides

from every direction

People were running towards him from all sides.
on all sides

all around

auf/von allen Seiten
With enemies on all sides, we were trapped.
side by side

beside one another; close together

Seite an Seite
They walked along the street side by side.
side with

to give support to in an argument etc

Partei ergreifen
Don’t side with him against us!
take sides

to choose to support a particular opinion, group etc against another

Partei ergreifen
Everybody in the office took sides in the dispute.

(Translation of “side” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)