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1besides

preposition be·sides \bi-ˈsīdz, bē-\

: other than (someone or something)

: in addition to (something)

Full Definition of BESIDES

1
:  other than, except <no one besides us>
2
:  together with <a decision that, besides being practical, is morally right>

Examples of BESIDES

  1. She wants to learn other languages besides English and French.
  2. Besides its famous cakes, the bakery also makes delicious breads and cookies.
  3. These salads are delicious besides being healthy.
  4. I'm not ready to get married yet. Besides which, I enjoy living alone.

First Known Use of BESIDES

14th century

Related to BESIDES

Synonyms
as well as, beside, beyond, over and above, along with, at that, together with

Rhymes with BESIDES

2besides

adverb

: as well

: in addition to what has been said

Full Definition of BESIDES

1
:  as well :  also

Examples of BESIDES

  1. They serve pasta and many other foods besides.
  2. I'm not ready to get married yet. Besides, I enjoy living alone.

First Known Use of BESIDES

1564

3besides

adjective

Definition of BESIDES

:  else

First Known Use of BESIDES

1594
BESIDES Defined for Kids

1besides

preposition be·sides \bi-ˈsīdz\

Definition of BESIDES for Kids

1
:  in addition to <Besides cookies, they also baked a cake.>
2
:  other than <There's no one here besides me.>

2besides

adverb

Definition of BESIDES for Kids

:  in addition :  also <We had pretzels and fruit and juice besides.>

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