Translation of "side" - English-Portuguese 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

lado, lateral
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

The side of the car was badly scratched.

A2 one edge of something

A square has four sides.

B1 the area next to something

He stood by the side of the road, waiting for the bus.

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

Whose side / is he on?

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

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

Write on both sides of the paper.

UK the players in a sports team

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

She lay on her side.

[ no plural ] a part of someone’s character

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 um lado para o outro
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.

lado a lado
We sat side by side on the sofa.

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