sid·​ed ˈsī-dəd How to pronounce sided (audio)
: having sides often of a specified number or kind
sidedness noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Some structures, like the distinctive shingle-sided Rorick homes on Pacific Street, have remained the same. Lola Sherman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Jan. 2023 The glass-sided bow pool is probably its quirkiest feature. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 15 Dec. 2022 Chrysler, which sells the most minivans these days, says minivan buyers are more like owners of wood-sided, white-walled station wagons than any other shoppers. John Phillips, Car and Driver, 28 Nov. 2022 As Parler and TruthSocial have proven, one-sided echo chambers quickly become untenable for users and don’t make for healthy businesses. Mark Weinstein, WSJ, 20 Nov. 2022 Second-guess any claim that doesn’t provide its sources or makes one-sided assertions. David Klepper, Fortune, 8 Nov. 2022 Our overall pick for the best above-ground pool is the soft-sided Intex Ultra XTR Frame Above Ground Pool. Veronica Graham, Better Homes & Gardens, 30 Nov. 2022 Zipped up tight, this soft-sided suitcase has four wheels for gliding through airports, a clever system for compressing your clothes and a guarantee for life — not a common offer. Christopher Reynoldsstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2022 Norris’s lightweight styles—also made in collaboration with the British marque—include a four-wheel carry-on, backpacks, crossbody sling bags and soft-sided duffel bags. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 18 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sided was in the 15th century

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“Sided.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition


: having sides often of a stated number or kind
steep-sided mountains
four-sided figures

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