sid·ed | \ˈsī-dəd \

Definition of sided 

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

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sidedness noun

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Sessions, in an unusual step, sided with plaintiffs who had argued the ACA was now unconstitutional because Congress, in the tax bill, eliminated the penalty for not buying insurance, known as the individual mandate. Glenn Kessler, Washington Post, "President Trump’s flip-flop on coverage for preexisting health conditions," 14 June 2018 At the June 25 village board of trustees meeting, village administrator Drew Irvin said that arbitrator Steven Bierig – who had been mutually agreed upon by the two parties – sided with the officers in a ruling handed down June 6. Daniel I. Dorfman,, "Lake Bluff police officers will get a raise after arbitrator rules in their favor in contract dispute with village," 10 July 2018 Democrats Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia sided with Republicans in confirming Gorsuch. Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Fox News, "Trump's Supreme Court pick needs Senate approval: A look at the confirmation process," 10 July 2018 The women's competition was more one-sided, with Russian team Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina sweeping China's Taipe Chan Hao-ching and Romania's Monica Niculescu. Julia Poe,, "Who Won Wimbledon Last Year?," 1 July 2018 The court, then, sided with the institution of the presidency. Andrew Rudalevige, Washington Post, "The Supreme Court’s ‘travel ban’ decision is what you’d expect if this were a normal presidency," 27 June 2018 Work by artists like photographer Kara Rosenlund and Stephen Ormandy draws the eye to certain spaces in the home, as does a monumental two-sided fireplace that separates the main entertaining space from the formal living room. Samantha Weiss Hills, Curbed, "In Denver, a family puts a modern twist on the classic Ranch house," 25 June 2018 The next match against Tennessee was similarly one-sided as the Jaguares posted a 48-0 shutout. Emmett Hall,, "Florida Jaguares make impressive debut with U.S. regional rugby title," 9 July 2018 Ask all 23 teams in Major League Soccer, how many of them are 100 percent convinced on their left-sided players? Jonathan Tannenwald,, "Union's game vs. Orlando City a national stage for Auston Trusty and Matthew Real," 12 Apr. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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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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