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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Unfortunately, though, this crush might be one-sided. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "John Mayer Is Reportedly 'Very Into' Kourtney Kardashian, and We've Reached Peak 2018," 13 Dec. 2018 That's led to mostly one-sided matches, with one side salty as the Pacific Ocean and screaming profanities. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, "World of Warships dives deep for new players, adding submarines to popular naval combat game," 18 Sep. 2018 One improvement that developed over time, and is a feature of the Afloat model, is the soft-sided — rather than wooden — bed frame. Marcia Heroux Pounds,, "City Furniture bringing waterbeds back," 4 June 2018 Bring those serene vibes home with an easy DIY version: Screw a one-sided curtain rod into the wall near the ceiling, centering it above the headboard. Joanna Linberg, Sunset, "10 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Bedroom," 22 Jan. 2018 Competitors like Layla offer a two-sided mattress with a choice between firm or soft. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Amazon debuts new Casper-style mattress in a box," 1 Oct. 2018 And yet the disagreements are presented as two-sided because Pedro's family doesn't take kindly to that disrespect. Bonnie Stiernberg, Glamour, "I'm Divorcing Myself From 90 Day Fiancé," 27 July 2018 Djokovic got into a bit of a two-sided argument with the crowd after he was booed following a time violation in the third set. Mattias Karen,, "Novak Djokovic slams Wimbledon crowd for booing him during win over England's Kyle Edmund," 7 July 2018 The main master suite, which opens to a private deck, includes a two-sided fireplace and a wet bar. Andrea Siegel,, "High-end rental homes in Ocean City, Rehoboth Beach offer luxury on vacation," 9 May 2018

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First Known Use of sided

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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