Synonyms of side in English:

side


See definition of side

noun

1‘at the side of the road’

SYNONYMS

edge, border, verge, boundary, margin, fringe, fringes, flank, brink, bank, brim, rim, lip, perimeter, circumference, extremity, periphery, limit, outer limit, limits, bound, bounds

hand

literary marge, bourn, skirt

ANTONYMS

centre, heart, end

2‘he was driving on the wrong side of the road’

SYNONYMS

half, part

carriageway, lane

hemisphere

3‘on the east side of the city’

SYNONYMS

district, quarter, area, region, part, neighbourhood, precinct, locality, sector, section, zone, tract, belt, ghetto, community, colony, pocket, enclave, territory, province, parish, ward

4‘manuscripts should be typed, on one side of the paper only’

SYNONYMS

surface, face, plane, part, facet, aspect, facade

5‘he felt he should put his side of the argument’

SYNONYMS

point of view, viewpoint, view, perspective, opinion, way of thinking, mind, standpoint, stance, stand, position, attitude, posture, outlook, frame of reference, slant, aspect, angle, facet

6‘his family was ruined by backing the losing side in the civil war’

SYNONYMS

faction, camp, bloc, clique, caucus, entente, axis, ring, party, wing, splinter group, sect, clan, set

7‘there was a mixture of old and young players in their side’

SYNONYMS

team, squad, line-up, crew

8‘she has all the money in the world, but there's absolutely no side about her’

SYNONYMS

pretension, pretentiousness, affectation, affectedness, ostentation, ostentatiousness, artificiality, attitudinizing, airs, airs and graces, superciliousness, posing, posturing, showing off, boasting, boastfulness, hypocrisy, snobbery, show, flashiness

pomposity, pompousness, flatulence, grandiosity, grandness

snootiness

NZ Australian guyver

rare fustian


adjective

1‘the frame had elaborately carved side pieces’

SYNONYMS

lateral, wing, flank, flanking

ANTONYMS

front

2‘this is just a side issue’

SYNONYMS

subordinate, lesser, lower, lower-level, secondary, minor, peripheral, incidental, tangential, marginal, ancillary, subsidiary, subservient, non-essential, inessential, immaterial, borderline, irrelevant, beside the point, of little account, extraneous, unimportant, less important

ANTONYMS

central, primary

3‘a side look’

SYNONYMS

sidelong, sideways, sideward, oblique, indirect

ANTONYMS

straight


verb

1‘the British tend to side with the underdog’


Phrases

    side by side

      1‘they cycled along side by side’

      SYNONYMS

      beside each other, abreast, level, shoulder to shoulder, cheek by jowl, together, close together

      2‘most transactions proceed side by side’

      SYNONYMS

      at the same time, at one and the same time, at the same instant, at the same moment, simultaneously, contemporaneously

      as a group

      ANTONYMS

      in line

    take the side of

      ‘any who took the side of the enemy would be treated as enemies themselves’

      SYNONYMS

      support, give one's support to, take the part of, side with, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, stick up for, be supportive of, encourage, back, back up, give one's backing to, uphold, take to one's heart, be loyal to, defend, come to the defence of, champion, ally with, ally oneself with, associate oneself with, sympathize with, favour, prefer, abet, aid and abet

      ANTONYMS

      oppose