"sides" in the noun sense
a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
"they always sat on the right side of the church"
"he never left my side"
one of two or more contesting groups
"the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
either the left or right half of a body
"he had a pain in his side"
4. side, face
a surface forming part of the outside of an object
"he examined all sides of the crystal"
"dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
"they travelled across the face of the continent"
an extended outer surface of an object
"he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"
"they painted all four sides of the house"
an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect
"he was on the heavy side"
"he is on the purchasing side of the business"
"it brought out his better side"
a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure
"the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
a family line of descent
"he gets his brains from his father's side"
9. side, side of meat
a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
10. side, position
an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
"there are two sides to every question"
11. slope, incline, side
an elevated geological formation
"he climbed the steep slope"
"the house was built on the side of a mountain"
12. English, side
sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
"sides" in the verb sense
take sides for or against
"Who are you siding with?"
"I'm siding against the current candidate"
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