Synonyms for (noun) side

Synonyms: side

Definition: an extended outer surface of an object

Usage: he turned the box over to examine the bottom side; they painted all four sides of the house

Similar words: surface

Definition: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

Usage: there is a special cleaner for these surfaces; the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface


Synonyms: side

Definition: either the left or right half of a body

Usage: he had a pain in his side

Similar words: area, region

Definition: a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

Usage: in the abdominal region


Synonyms: side

Definition: an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)

Usage: he was on the heavy side; he is on the purchasing side of the business; it brought out his better side

Similar words: aspect, facet

Definition: a distinct feature or element in a problem

Usage: he studied every facet of the question


Synonyms: side, position

Definition: an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute

Usage: there are two sides to every question

Similar words: view, opinion

Definition: a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof

Usage: his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page


Synonyms: English, side

Definition: (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist

Similar words: spin

Definition: a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)


Synonyms: side, side of meat

Definition: a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food

Similar words: cut, cut of meat

Definition: a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass


Synonyms: side

Definition: a family line of descent

Usage: he gets his brains from his father's side

Similar words: pedigree, parentage, origin, blood, blood line, bloodline, ancestry, line, line of descent, lineage, descent, stemma, stock

Definition: the descendants of one individual

Usage: his entire lineage has been warriors


Synonyms: side

Definition: one of two or more contesting groups

Usage: the Confederate side was prepared to attack

Similar words: unit, social unit

Definition: an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

Usage: the coach said the offensive unit did a good job; after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit


Synonyms: side, face

Definition: a surface forming part of the outside of an object

Usage: he examined all sides of the crystal; dew dripped from the face of the leaf

Similar words: surface

Definition: the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

Usage: they skimmed over the surface of the water; a brush small enough to clean every dental surface; the sun has no distinct surface


Synonyms: side

Definition: a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure

Usage: the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side

Similar words: line

Definition: a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent


Synonyms: side

Definition: a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location

Usage: they always sat on the right side of the church; he never left my side

Similar words: region, part

Definition: the extended spatial location of something

Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space


Synonyms: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Synonyms for (verb) side

Synonyms: side

Definition: take sides for or against

Usage: Who are you widing with?; Im siding against the current candidate

Similar words: align, array

Definition: align oneself with a group or a way of thinking

Synonyms for (adjective) side

Synonyms: side

Definition: located on a side

Usage: side fences; the side porch

Similar words: broadside

Definition: toward a full side

Usage: a broadside attack


Similar words: sidelong, lateral

Definition: situated at or extending to the side

Usage: the lateral branches of a tree; shot out sidelong boughs- Tennyson