two sides of the same coin

Definition of two sides of the same coin

:two things that are regarded as two parts of the same thing
  • These problems may seem unrelated but they are really two sides of the same coin.

Word by Word Definitions

two play
  1. : being one more than one in number

  2. : being the second

  1. : two countable individuals not specified

  2. : a small approximate number of indicated things

  1. : a number that is one more than one — see Table of Numbers

  2. : the second in a set or series

  3. : a 2-dollar bill

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

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

  3. : a cut of meat including that about the ribs of one half of the body

  1. : situated on the side

  2. : of or relating to the side

  3. : directed toward or from the side

  1. : to agree with : support

  2. : to be side by side with

  3. : to set or put aside : clear away

  1. : swaggering or arrogant manner : pretentiousness

same play
  1. : resembling in every relevant respect

  2. : conforming in every respect

  3. : being one without addition, change, or discontinuance : identical

  1. : something identical with or similar to another

  2. : something or someone previously mentioned or described

  1. : in the same manner

coin play
  1. : corner, cornerstone, quoin

  2. : wedge

  3. : a usually flat piece of metal issued by governmental authority as money

  1. : to make (a coin) especially by stamping : mint

  2. : to convert (metal) into coins

  3. : create, invent

  1. : of or relating to coins

  2. : operated by coins


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