side with

phrasal verb

sided with; siding with; sides with
: to agree with or support the opinions or actions of (someone)
She sided with her friend in the argument.
They betrayed their country and sided with the enemy.

Examples of side with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other large prominent investors have publicly sided with Musk. Amanda Gerut, Fortune, 7 June 2024 The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, finding that a measure forcing Kansas City to spend more on police can appear on the August ballot. Kacen Bayless, Kansas City Star, 4 June 2024 But City Attorney Mara Elliott, citing the city charter, sided with Faulconer. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 June 2024 In June 2023, U.S. District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee, after reviewing hours of interrogation tapes, sided with the police on some of the issues. Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times, 1 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for side with 

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“Side with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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