sid·​ed | \ ˈsī-dəd How to pronounce sided (audio) \

Definition of sided

: having sides often of a specified number or kind one-sided glass-sided

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Other Words from sided

sidedness noun

Examples of sided in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web John Meredith also ran for the District 5 seat against Culver in 2016 but lost in a one-sided race. Paul Gattis |, al, "John Meredith, son of Civil Rights icon James Meredith, wins Huntsville city council seat," 7 Oct. 2020 The concerts will be broadcast on an FM frequency that attendees can listen to in their cars along with on-stage sound system and four-sided stage with four large video screens. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Assistance League provides back-to-school clothing," 5 Oct. 2020 But the open-sided tent of Abraham feels decidedly less welcoming amid the flood of Noah. Danielle Ofri, The New Yorker, "A Bellevue Doctor’s Pandemic Diary," 1 Oct. 2020 Still, any supporters of the measure who anticipate a one-sided vote on Nov. 3 might examine the state’s history for a note of caution. Bob Egelko,, "Free from prison, but still on parole means no voting rights — Prop 17 would change that," 29 Sep. 2020 Some people might see the spending as one-sided, but Integral spokesman Tony Manolatos said that’s not the case. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Developer spending big on Oceanside housing referendum," 6 Sep. 2020 These can be five-sided (like a mattress pad) or fully encased to keep the mattress protected on all sides. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "10 Best Mattress Toppers of 2020, According to Bedding Experts," 14 Aug. 2020 With 19 players on the roster, the team hasn’t been able to practice with full-sided scrimmages. Julia Poe,, "Orlando Pride thrilled to play after nearly a year of delays," 18 Sep. 2020 Close at the half, one-sided after, the Lynx dropped their third straight game – and fell into a two-way tie with Phoenix for fourth place in the WNBA – in a 104-89 loss to the Las Vegas Aces. Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune, "Poor second half sends Lynx to third loss in a row, 104-89 to Las Vegas," 10 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of sided

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2020

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“Sided.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of sided

: having sides usually of a specified number or kind


sid·​ed | \ ˈsī-dəd \

Kids Definition of sided

: having sides often of a stated number or kind a four-sided figure

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