to the side

Definition of to the side

  1. 1 :  in a direction that is away from or beyond the center of something The statue is leaning to the side. —often + of Pull over to the side of the road.

  2. 2 :  to a place that is on one side :  away from other people Please move/step to the side. She took the boy to the side and told him to behave.

  3. 3 :  in a state in which something is not dealt with, done, or used until a later time :  aside Let's put/leave that question to the side for a moment. He set his household chores to the side to finish writing his essay. They managed to put some money to the side every month.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness

Seen and Heard

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to criticize severely

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