Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

besides

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of besides

  1. in addition to what has been said <“Besides,” Dan exclaimed, “Who are you to tell me what to do?”> Synonyms additionally, again, also, more, either, further, furthermore, likewise, moreover, then, too, withal, yet




besides

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of besides

  1. 1 in addition to <besides me, there are five people working on this project> Synonyms as well as, beside, beyond, over and above Related Words plus; including Phrases along with, at that, together with Near Antonyms except (also excepting); less, minus, wanting

  2. 2 not including <the book is 800 pages long besides the bibliography> Synonyms apart from, aside from, bar, barring, beside, except, but, except for, excluding, exclusive of, other than, outside, outside of, save, saving





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up besides? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a division or portion of a pool or whole

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1926873504

Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?

tetchy superficial flashy gregarious
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ