Synonyms of side in English:

side


See definition of side

noun

1‘at the side of the road’

SYNONYMS
edge, border, verge, boundary, margin, fringe, fringes, flank, brink, bank, brim, rim, lip, perimeter, circumference, extremity, periphery, limit, outer limit, limits, bound, bounds
hand
literary marge, bourn, skirt
ANTONYMS

centre, heart, end

2‘he was driving on the wrong side of the road’

SYNONYMS
half, part
carriageway, lane
hemisphere

3‘on the east side of the city’

SYNONYMS
district, quarter, area, region, part, neighbourhood, precinct, locality, sector, section, zone, tract, belt, ghetto, community, colony, pocket, enclave, territory, province, parish, ward

4‘manuscripts should be typed, on one side of the paper only’

SYNONYMS
surface, face, plane, part, facet, aspect, facade

5‘he felt he should put his side of the argument’

SYNONYMS
point of view, viewpoint, view, perspective, opinion, way of thinking, mind, standpoint, stance, stand, position, attitude, posture, outlook, frame of reference, slant, aspect, angle, facet

6‘his family was ruined by backing the losing side in the civil war’

SYNONYMS
faction, camp, bloc, clique, caucus, entente, axis, ring, party, wing, splinter group, sect, clan, set

7‘there was a mixture of old and young players in their side’

SYNONYMS
team, squad, line-up, crew

8‘she has all the money in the world, but there's absolutely no side about her’

SYNONYMS
pretension, pretentiousness, affectation, affectedness, ostentation, ostentatiousness, artificiality, attitudinizing, airs, airs and graces, superciliousness, posing, posturing, showing off, boasting, boastfulness, hypocrisy, snobbery, show, flashiness
pomposity, pompousness, flatulence, grandiosity, grandness
informal snootiness
Australian, New Zealand informal guyver
rare fustian

adjective

1‘the frame had elaborately carved side pieces’

SYNONYMS
lateral, wing, flank, flanking
ANTONYMS

front

2‘this is just a side issue’

SYNONYMS
subordinate, lesser, lower, lower-level, secondary, minor, peripheral, incidental, tangential, marginal, ancillary, subsidiary, subservient, non-essential, inessential, immaterial, borderline, irrelevant, beside the point, of little account, extraneous, unimportant, less important
ANTONYMS

central, primary

3‘a side look’

SYNONYMS
sidelong, sideways, sideward, oblique, indirect
ANTONYMS

straight


verb

1‘the British tend to side with the underdog’

SYNONYMS
support, give one's support to, take the part of, take the side of, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, stick up for, be supportive of, encourage, back, back up, give one's backing to, uphold, take to one's heart, be loyal to, defend, come to the defence of, champion, ally with, ally oneself with, associate oneself with, sympathize with, favour, prefer, abet, aid and abet
ANTONYMS

oppose


Phrases

    side by side

    1‘they cycled along side by side’


    SYNONYMS

    alongside, alongside each other, beside each other, abreast, level, shoulder to shoulder, cheek by jowl, together, close together

    2‘most transactions proceed side by side’


    SYNONYMS

    at the same time, at one and the same time, at the same instant, at the same moment, simultaneously, contemporaneously

    together, all together, as a group

    ANTONYMS

    in line

    take the side of

    ‘any who took the side of the enemy would be treated as enemies themselves’


    SYNONYMS

    support, give one's support to, take the part of, side with, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, stick up for, be supportive of, encourage, back, back up, give one's backing to, uphold, take to one's heart, be loyal to, defend, come to the defence of, champion, ally with, ally oneself with, associate oneself with, sympathize with, favour, prefer, abet, aid and abet

    ANTONYMS

    oppose