a|side1 W3S3 [əˈsaıd] adv1.) 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.) moved to one side or away from you▪ He pushed his half-eaten salad aside and left.▪ He stepped aside to let Katherine go in first.▪ Mark drew me aside and explained the problem.▪ She swept her thick hair aside.3.) left to be considered or dealt with later, or not considered and dealt with at all▪ He brushed aside criticisms of his performance.▪ Leaving aside the heat, we really enjoyed our holiday.▪ You must put aside your pride and call her.4.) [only after noun]used to show that something you have just said is not as important as what you are going to say next▪ These problems aside, we think the plan should go ahead.5.) aside from sb/sthespecially AmEa) except for▪ Aside from Durang's performance, the actors are ordinary.b) in addition to▪ In the poetry competition, aside from Hass, are four other entrants.aside 2aside2 n1.) words spoken by an actor to the people watching a play, that the other characters in the play do not hear2.) a remark made in a low voice that you only intend particular people to hear3.) a remark or story that is not part of the main subject of a speech▪ I should add, as an aside, that the younger the child, the faster they learn.
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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
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
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
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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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
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
aside — index innuendo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
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
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
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