choose sides

Definition of choose sides

:to divide a group into two teams that will play against each other
  • When we chose sides in gym class, I was always the last person to be picked to be on a team.
often used figuratively
  • They are forcing us to choose sides in the dispute.

Word by Word Definitions

choose play
  1. : to select freely and after consideration

  2. : to decide on especially by vote : elect

  3. : to have a preference for

side play sides
  1. : the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

  2. : one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

  3. : a cut of meat including that about the ribs of one half of the body

  1. : situated on the side

  2. : of or relating to the side

  3. : directed toward or from the side

  1. : to agree with : support

  2. : to be side by side with

  3. : to set or put aside : clear away

  1. : swaggering or arrogant manner : pretentiousness


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