Synonyms of side
1 borderDictionary • Park at the side of the road.
border • pillowcases trimmed with a hand-crocheted border
margin • These islands are on the margins of human habitation.
boundary • Drug traffickers operate across national boundaries.
verge (British) • The car pulled over on to the verge off the road.
flank • The assault element opened up from their right flank.
rim • round the eastern rim of the Mediterranean
perimeter • They walked round the perimeter of the stadium.
periphery • Geographically, the UK is on the periphery of Europe.
extremity • a small port on the north-western extremity of the island
edge • She was standing at the water's edge.
2 faceDictionary • The copier only copies onto one side of the paper.
face • He climbed 200 feet up the cliff face.
surface • The road surface had started breaking up.
facet • The stones shone back at her, a thousand facets of light in their white-gold settings.
4 districtDictionary • He lives on the south side of Edinburgh.
district • I drove around the business district.
area • the large number of community groups in the area
region • a remote mountain region
quarter • He wandered through the Chinese quarter.
sector • Officers were going to retake sectors of the city.
neighbourhood • It seemed like a good neighbourhood to raise my children.
vicinity • Police say the killer may still be in this vicinity.
locality • Details of the drinking water quality in your locality can be obtained.
neck of the woods (informal)
5 partyDictionary • Both sides appealed for a new ceasefire.
party • opposing political parties
camp • The Republican camp is solidly in favour of capital punishment.
faction • A peace agreement will be signed by the leaders of the country's warring factions.
6 point of viewDictionary • those with the ability to see all sides of a question
point of view • Try to look at it from my point of view.
viewpoint • The novel is written from the murderer's viewpoint.
position • He usually takes a moderate position.
opinion • Most who expressed an opinion spoke favourably of him.
angle • He was considering the idea from all angles.
slant • They give a slant to every single news item that's put on the air.
way of thinking
standpoint • From my standpoint, you know, this thing is just ridiculous.
7 teamDictionary • Italy were the better side.
team • The team failed to qualify for the final.
squad • The club is under investigation by the fraud squad.
crew • a two-man film crew making a documentary
line-up • a great line-up of musicians and comedy acts
8 aspectDictionary • He is in charge of the civilian side of the UN mission.
aspect • Climate affects every aspect of our lives.
feature • The gardens are a special feature of this property.
facet • The caste system shapes nearly every facet of Indian life.
1 subordinateDictionary • The refugees were treated as a side issue.
subordinate • Sixty of his subordinate officers followed his example.
minor • She is known for a number of minor roles in films.
secondary • Refugee problems remained of secondary importance.
subsidiary • a subsidiary position
lesser • He was feared by other, lesser, men.
indirect • They are feeling the indirect effects of the recession elsewhere.
peripheral • That information is peripheral to the main story.
incidental • The playing of music proved to be incidental to the main business.
ancillary • Ancillary services like cleaning are put up for competitive tender.
non-essential • The crisis has led to the closure of a number of non-essential services.
IDIOMS:▷ side by side
PHRASAL VERB:▷ side with someone
PROVERB:There are two sides to every question
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ancillaryThe ancillary workers in an institution are the people such as cleaners and cooks whose work supports the main work of the institution.
• Ancillary services like cleaning are put up for competitive tender.
angleYou can refer to a way of presenting something or thinking about it as a particular angle.
• He was considering the idea from all angles.
point of view,
areaAn area is a particular part of a town, a country, a region, or the world.
• the large number of community groups in the area
Thesaurus for side from the Collins English Thesaurus
a line or surface that borders anything
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