Synonyms of 'stand aside'
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Ireland stood aside and refused to get involved in this conflict.
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If you watch someone or something, you look at them, usually for a period of time, and pay attention to what is happening.
The man was standing in the doorway watching him.
clock (British , slang)
check out (informal)
pay attention to
get a load of (informal)
feast your eyes on
take a butcher's at (British , informal)
take a dekko at (British , slang)
Thesaurus for stand aside from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you stand aside from something, you allow it to happen without interfering in it or doing anything to prevent it.