stand aside

Definition of stand aside

  1. 1 :  to move to the left or right with one step or a few small steps Please stand aside and let me pass.

  2. 2 :  to allow something to happen :  to not try to stop someone from doing something I'm not going to stand aside and watch you ruin your life.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to support oneself on the feet in an erect position

    :  to be a specified height when fully erect

    :  to rise to an erect position

  1. :  a halt for defense or resistance

    :  an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success

    :  a stop made to give a performance

  1. :  to or toward the side

    :  away from others or into privacy

    :  out of the way especially for future use :  away

  1. :  an utterance not meant to be heard by someone

    :  an actor's speech heard by the audience but supposedly not by other characters

    :  a comment or discussion that does not relate directly to the main subject being discussed :  digression

  1. :  beyond, past

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