aside

  • 1 Aside — A*side , adv. [Pref. a + side.] 1. On, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or direction; at a little distance from the rest; out of the way; apart. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt set aside that which is full. 2 Kings iv. 4. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 aside — [ə sīd′] adv. [ME < on side: see A 1 & SIDE] 1. on or to one side [pull the curtains aside] 2. away; in reserve [put the book aside for me] 3. out of the way; out of one s mind [lay the proposal aside temporarily ] …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 aside — ► ADVERB 1) to one side; out of the way. 2) in reserve. ► NOUN 1) an actor s remark addressed to the audience rather than the other characters. 2) an incidental remark. ● aside from Cf. ↑aside f …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 aside — aside, a side Written as one word, aside is an adverb meaning ‘to or on one side’, as in to put aside, to take aside, etc., or a noun meaning words in a play spoken to the audience out of hearing of the other characters. In the meaning ‘on each… …

    Modern English usage

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  • 6 Aside — A*side , n. Something spoken aside; as, a remark made by a stageplayer which the other players are not supposed to hear. [1913 Webster] || …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 aside — [adv] away from; to the side abreast, afar, alone, alongside, apart, away, beside, by oneself, down, in isolation, in reserve, near, nearby, neck and neck, out, out of the way, privately, separately, sidewise; concept 586 Ant. middle aside [n]… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 aside — index innuendo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 aside — c.1300, off to one side; mid 14c., to or from the side; late 14c., away or apart from others, out of the way, from A (Cf. a ) (1) + SIDE (Cf. side) (n.). Noun sense of words spoken so as to be (supposed) inaudible is from 1727. Middle English had …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 aside — I [[t]əsa͟ɪd[/t]] ADVERB AND NOUN USES ♦♦♦ asides (In addition to the uses shown below, aside is used in phrasal verbs such as cast aside , stand aside , and step aside .) 1) ADV: ADV after v If you move something aside, you move it to one side… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 aside — a|side1 [ ə saıd ] adverb ** used for telling someone that what you are mentioning is not as important as what you are going to say next: You re right to mention her home circumstances, but that aside, how is her school work? aside from 1. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 aside — a|side1 W3S3 [əˈsaıd] adv 1.) kept to be used later ▪ I ve been setting aside a few pounds each week. ▪ One of the rooms was set aside for a yoga class. ▪ Try to set aside a few hours a week for exercise. ▪ Could you put this cake aside for me? 2 …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 aside — I UK [əˈsaɪd] / US adverb ** used for telling someone that what you are mentioning is not as important as what you are going to say next You re right to mention her home circumstances, but that aside, how is her school work? • brush/sweep/cast… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 aside — 1 adverb 1 move/step aside to move, step etc to the side: I stepped aside just in time, and the car whizzed past. 2 put/set/leave sth aside a) to save part of an amount of money: I ve been setting aside a little money each week for our holiday.… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 Aside — An aside is a literary device in that an actor speaks to the audience; he/she is not heard by the other characters. It is similar to a monologue and soliloquy.OriginsIn the European dramatic tradition, the aside has a lengthy pedigree; versions… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 aside — /euh suyd /, adv. 1. on or to one side; to or at a short distance apart; away from some position or direction: to turn aside; to move the chair aside. 2. away from one s thoughts or consideration: to put one s cares aside. 3. in reserve; in a… …

    Universalium

  • 17 aside*/ — [əˈsaɪd] adv I aside from except for[/ex] Aside from hanging about in the street, there s nothing for kids to do here.[/ex] leave sth aside to deliberately not consider something[/ex] Let s leave aside the issue of money.[/ex] move/step aside to… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 aside — a•side [[t]əˈsaɪd[/t]] adv. 1) on or to one side; to or at a short distance away 2) away from one s thoughts or consideration: to put one s cares aside[/ex] 3) in reserve; in a separate place, as for safekeeping: to put some money aside[/ex] 4)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 aside — I. adverb Date: 14th century 1. to or toward the side < stepped aside > 2. away from others or into privacy < pulled him aside > 3. out of the way especially for future use ; away < putting aside savings > 4 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 aside — adv. 1) to move; stand aside 2) to push, shove; put; take aside * * * [ə saɪd] put shove stand aside take aside to move to push …

    Combinatory dictionary