Translation of side in Spanish:


lado, n.

Pronunciation /saɪd/ /sʌɪd/

See Spanish definition of lado


  • 1

    (of cube, record, coin, piece of paper) lado masculine
    (of cube, record, coin, piece of paper) cara feminine
    (of building, cupboard) lado masculine
    (of building, cupboard) costado masculine
    (of mountain, hill) ladera feminine
    (of mountain, hill) falda feminine
    this side up este lado hacia arriba
    • we laid the wardrobe on its side colocamos el armario de costado / de lado
    • they threw him over the side lo arrojaron por la borda
    • the reverse side of the form el reverso del impreso
    • 1,000 words is about three sides 1.000 palabras son más o menos tres carillas
    • the right/wrong side of the fabric el derecho/revés de la tela
    • you've got it wrong side out lo tienes al revés
    • Cuboid cores are prepared blocky-like cubes of chert, with blades often produced on six sides.
    • The album cover can only have been designed, and approved, by someone who owns dice with more than six sides.
    • However, some have pointed out that many crystals have six sides rather than four.
    • Encouraged, though shy, Moon started using both sides of the paper.
    • Most campus printers are way cheaper when you use both sides of the paper.
    • Staff and children alike reused paper, photocopied on both sides and shredded waste paper.
    • The newspaper press has a number of printing units which are able to print on both sides of the paper at the same time, some in colour.
    • The waxed side of the paper made it hard to keep the folds, but we got a lot of enjoyment out of trying to make the things fly.
    • Use both sides of printer paper, whether it is to run through the printer again, or other purposes.
    • Duplex simply means printing on both sides of the paper and it is recommended both for environmental and cost reasons.
    • That means the printer is able to print on both sides of the paper.
    • It seems incredible that it took so long for printers to be built with the capacity to print on both sides of paper.
    • Fifteen minutes elapse before he finishes reading both sides of the letter-sized paper.
    • Michelangelo also traced the figure of Tityus on the other side of the paper.
    • Fusco even used both sides of the paper, turning the sheet as he was drawing.
    • Dip one side of the rice paper into the water and hold it for five seconds.
    • Reasons must be given in writing for the nomination on no more than one side of A4 paper.
    • Depending on the paper, some people have it on both sides of the comb.
    • I suppose they must have extra copies for when different articles of interest appear on both sides of a page.
    • There is a side entrance from the front of the house into the kitchen pantry area.
    • Turn it over and look at the top, front, back, sides and bottom.
    • The house has a side entrance, large garden to the rear and off street parking.
    • It is spacious and bright, with windows looking onto the front and the side of the house.
    • It is located within a cluster of houses and has a side entrance and an extensive rear garden.
    • Something came right across my front windscreen and my side window was also hit.
    • Officers clad in body amour burst in through its front and side entrances and held all customers and staff inside.
    • One resident said that it felt like a lorry had crashed into the side of his house.
    • Grease the sides and line the bottom of a 20 cm square cake tin.
    • The side windows in the front come down far enough so I can see my dozer and what is in front of my front wheels.
    • The attic was musty, wooden, with a low ceiling that reached its peak at the center and sloped gently toward the sides.
    • Unless the tin has a non-stick surface, lightly grease the sides and line the bottom with baking paper.
    • Customer logos can be embroidered on the front, sides, or rear of the cap.
    • It was around twenty feet long and ten feet wide, with the sides sloping down to a little clear ground in the middle.
    • Sometimes they are built along the sides of steep slopes with varying amounts of exposure.
    • They riddled it from the front and on both sides with more than 100 bullets, killing the driver.
    • The lights are positioned on the sides and back of the black box and periodically shone directly into my eyes.
    • The side needs to be positioned so that the other end of the angle bracket is on the stud.
    • Pour enough chocolate gelée to come half way up the sides of the prepared mold.
    • Pour enough hot water into the pan to come half way up the sides of the ramekins.
    • You requested three or four numbers, so I have filled up one side of a cassette tape.
    • There are six tracks split over two sides of vinyl, featuring daytime recording on one side and night-time workouts on the flip.
    • Reliably, however, she woke up each time it was time to change sides on the tape.
    • It just happened to be on the other side of the tape that had a Brian May album on.
  • 2

    (boundary, edge)
    he left it on the side of his plate lo dejó en el plato, a un lado
    • they were playing by the side of the pool estaban jugando junto a / al lado de la piscina
    • the house is by the side of a lake la casa está a orillas de un lago
    • a hamburger with salad on the side una hamburguesa con una guarnición de ensalada
    • write it here at the side escríbalo aquí al margen
  • 3

    (of person) costado masculine
    (of animal) ijada feminine
    (of animal) ijar masculine
    he sleeps on his side duerme de costado / de lado
    • a side of beef media res
    • a side of pork medio cerdo
    • Roy stood at her side Roy estaba a su lado
    • he flew in from Washington to be at her side voló desde Washington para estar con ella / para acompañarla
    • The first man received nine stab wounds to his chest and the left-hand side of his body.
    • Nurses turned my body slowly on its side, so I could sleep and get feeling back in my legs.
    • They keep me even on both sides of my body, and I can stand up without falling backwards or tipping too far forwards.
    • Her mind went blank but the next thing she could remember was the man standing over her, putting a knife into the right side of her body.
    • Lukas has a condition called Hemiplegia, a form of cerebral palsy that only affects the right side of his body.
    • Position them on their sides to prevent them from choking on vomitus.
    • He shifted his position to his side while focusing on the silent sleeper next to him.
    • I was lying on my side on two sheets of newspaper spread on the cement floor.
    • A stroke had left him partially paralysed down one side and had affected his speech.
    • The stroke badly affected Mr Scantlebury's right side and ability to read and stand.
    • The freak accident, which the family maintains was an act of God, left her unable to speak and paralysed down one side.
    • Preserved pork, including sides salted to make bacon, held a place of primary importance in the British diet in past centuries.
    • Mounds of oysters, long sides of smoked salmon and busy chefs cooking right in front of you are assurance enough of simple stuff done well.
    • Murdoch arrived just a little bit later driving a wagon laden with sides of beef and pork for the barbecue.
    • A side of pork or beef was cooked slowly in it, with new stones added throughout the cooking.
  • 4

    (contrasted area, part, half)
    lado masculine
    on the side
    the driver's/passenger's side el lado del conductor/pasajero
    • they drive on the left-hand side of the road conducen por la izquierda
    • the church is on the left-hand side la iglesia está a mano izquierda
    • put it on the far side of the table ponlo en el otro extremo / en la otra punta de la mesa
    • shut up, he snarled out of the side of his mouth —cállate —masculló
    • on both sides/either side of sth a ambos lados/a cada lado de algo
    • Mary sat on one side of him and Helen on the other tenía a Mary sentada de un lado y a Helen del otro
    • to move to one side hacerse a un lado
    • move this box to one side corre la caja hacia un lado
    • they live the other side of the border viven al otro lado de la frontera
    • he swam to the other side of the river nadó hasta la otra orilla / hasta el otro lado del río
    • she walked past on the other side of the street pasó por la acera de enfrente
    • The Evening Press reported how a van driver had come across the woman slumped in an armchair at the side of the road near shops.
    • She looked up at her surroundings, surprised to note that she was near the side of a road.
    • The two cars, a Volvo and a Metro, had been parked safely at the side of the road outside his home in Foxwood Lane, York.
    • I saw a crowd of about 40 shocked and terrified people along the south side of the car park, trying to get away.
    • Freeman drives a Jaguar with a personalised number plate and has a flat in a plush area in the south side of Glasgow.
    • Panca added that there was also two other men on another motorcycle parked at the side of the road.
    • The coach had been parked at the side of the road by the driver who was planning to collect it the next morning.
    • The Audi saloon was parked at the side of the road when it was hit by the Toyota.
    • We parked at the side of the road and crossed over to look out from the, ahem, vista point.
    • There is enough room for a person to tiptoe through but not enough for more than one foot at a time on the sides near the railings.
    • Perks did the same to every member of the team before taking his position at the side of the track.
    • Instead, Mowat was forced to lie at the side of the river in agony until the emergency services arrived.
    • The public deserve to hear both sides of the argument because this is the single most important decision to face this country.
    • She is a much needed conservative voice in an often liberal media, and will fight to have both sides of every argument heard.
    • On Monday a planning inspector heard both sides of the argument before visiting the site.
    • I was in disbelief at how these public officials weren't interested in hearing the other side.
    • It is a coincidence that we should now be hearing their side of the argument, but it is highly relevant.
    • I put it up there out of respect for his place in blogging and in the interests of having both sides of the political spectrum represented.
    • Their aim is to provide a neutral space to enable people to hear all sides of the argument on Europe and to have their say, in their own areas.
    • He was also critical of the police, alleging they were not interested in investigating his side of the story.
    • I have heard both sides of the argument about money and Pagan spirituality.
    • Well even though I was brought up in the city for part of my life I moved to the country at a fairly young age so I have heard both sides of the arguments to this topic!
    • We have worked alongside local tenant groups to make sure that people hear both sides of the argument, and to encourage them to vote no.
    • I quite like listening to him because I like to hear both sides of an argument.
    • Councils should be challenged to pay for tenants to attend so they can hear both sides of this argument.
    • Similarities also exist between the left and the interests on the other side of the issue.
    • It is interesting that the opposition to the bill fell on both sides of that argument.
    • Here, the Daily Echo presents views from both sides of the argument.
    • I am in the unenviable position of understanding both sides of the issue perfectly.
    • This is an opening in the central wall of the heart that divides the right side from the left.
    • Cut off the arms and neck hole and divide the two sides in two to make four dusters: dampen them slightly and they work a treat without the use of polish.
    • The heart is a muscular pump divided into two sides.
    • Well a syrinx has two passages, divided into two sides, so birds can make two sounds at once.
    • The headache then usually spreads up the back of the neck typically affecting one side of the head.
  • 5

    • 5.1(faction)

      whose side are you on? ¿tú de parte de quién estás?
      • representatives from the union/management side representantes del sindicato/de la patronal
      • she worked for the other side trabajó para el enemigo
      • he came down on the side of the union falló a favor del sindicato

    • 5.2Sport

      equipo masculine
      • He put a lot of left hand side on the cue ball, sending it round the table.
      • Previous England rugby sides, and England teams in many other sports, would have crumbled under the weight of such errors.
      • Overall it was a battling team performance from both sides with the man of the match award going to Liam Chipman.
      • They'll face better sides than this Monaco team, but you can only beat what's put in front of you.
      • Credit must go to all the players from both sides for a competitive game that never boiled over the limits.
      • This was a good game to watch with the players on both sides taking credit.
      • Both the Australia rugby league and rugby union sides are thinking of cancelling tours to this country.
      • In Mediterranean conditions players of both sides contributed to a thrilling encounter.
      • It was quite upsetting for the rest of the players, from both sides, and very stressful.
      • The win was particularly sweet as it was achieved without two of the side's leading players.
      • Take any of these players out of the side and they are a different proposition.
      • I know many sides in the Premier league would be happy to be in seventh place, but we should be higher.
      • To be honest, they were our preferred opponents out of the four sides in the play-offs.
      • Players on both sides insist they played hard even when nothing was at stake.
      • His hunger to get on the ball, to take on his old team, kept his side going and the goal then changed the balance.
      • Jol shaped a good side from a young squad last season and started to get results.
      • Colin Hendry's side are hoping to erase memories of a tame defeat at Torquay last weekend.
      • This should be one of the closest and most professional games of the round as the two sides try to position themselves for a home semi final.
      • Both sides had pressure positions late on but the Scots held on for a 13-11 win.
      • Given his side's position in the relative comfort zone of fifth place, this appeared almost paranoid.
      • Each side exchanged scores with only two points dividing the sides at half time.

    • 5.3(part)

      on my/his side por mi/su parte / lado

  • 6

    (area, aspect)
    lado masculine
    aspecto masculine
    the seamy side of New York life el lado / aspecto sórdido de la vida neoyorquina
    • the changes have their positive side los cambios tienen su lado / aspecto positivo
    • to see only one side of the question ver solo un aspecto del asunto
    • a woman with many sides to her character una mujer polifacética / de muchas facetas
    • my brother deals with that side of the business mi hermano se ocupa de esa parte / de ese aspecto del negocio
    • you must listen to both sides of the story hay que oír las dos versiones / las dos campanas
    • this is only one side of the problem este no es sino un aspecto del problema
    • The negative side of this aspect is that self-indulgence may cause physical problems.
    • According to the young bride, her wedding was the bringing together of the emotional and business sides of her character.
    • His delivery and facial expressions expose the many sides of his character and even hint at his own hypocrisy.
    • That is one of the less pleasant sides of our character and it strongly suggests a lack of backbone.
    • It is easy to say that your job isn't you and that you've got other sides to your character.
    • You can only see the funny side in a situation like this; both he and Louise certainly did.
    • He was always the first to see the funny side of any situation and his smile lit up any room he entered.
    • Colly still has a mad side to his character that he did as a player.
    • There are some rather unexpected sides to Freer's character.
    • Other characters also show darker sides to their personalities.
    • Those criticisms have provided an opportunity for a critique of some aspects of the operational side of the scheme.
    • They represent the dark side and undesirable aspect of the modern and civilised world.
    • Yet he was also an awkward companion, with a cranky side to his character.
    • As with every debate, a moment arrived when the two men were given an opportunity to show their human sides.
    • It was never overly political but always attached to the human side of events.
    • Inspector Miles has even tried to inject a bit of humour into the letter and said the police were trying to show their human side.
    • So we've focused on the humour and the human side of politicians themselves.
    • His newly-found sensitive side is winning him lots of affection from both the housemates and the public.
    • I've seen an ugly, petty side of people that I'd rather not have known about.
    • It's the closest we get to seeing the more vulnerable side of her.
  • 7

    (line of descent)
    on her father's side por parte de su padre / por el lado paterno
    • she gets her temper from her father's side el mal genio le viene de la familia del padre


  • 1

    (door/entrance/wall) lateral
    a side street una calle lateral
  • 2

    (incidental, secondary)
    (benefit) indirecto
    (benefit) secundario
    (issue) secundario
  • 3

    a side order of vegetables una porción de verduras como acompañamiento / guarnición
    • a side salad una ensalada