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Definition

[n] an extended outer surface of an object; "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"; "they painted all four sides of the house"
[n] either the left or right half of a body (human or animal); "he had a pain in his side"
[n] an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect); "he was on the heavy side"; "he is on the purchasing side of the business"; "it brought out his better side"
[n] an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; "there are two sides to every question"
[n] (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
[n] a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
[n] a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side"
[n] one of two or more contesting groups (in games or war or politics); "the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
[n] a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
[n] a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure; "the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
[n] a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location; "they always sat on the right side of the church"; "he never left my side"
[n] an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of the mountain"
[v] take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for; "We all rooted for the home team"; "I'm pulling for the underdog"; "Are you siding with the defender of the title?"
[v] take the side of; be on the side of; "Whose side are you on?"; "Why are you taking sides with the accused?"

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