(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
an elevated geological formation
"he climbed the steep slope"
"the house was built on the side of a mountain"
an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute
"there are two sides to every question"
a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
- side of meat
a family line of descent
"he gets his brains from his father's side"
a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure
"the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side"
an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect)
"he was on the heavy side"
"he is on the purchasing side of the business"
"it brought out his better side"
an extended outer surface of an object
"he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"
"they painted all four sides of the house"
a surface forming part of the outside of an object
"he examined all sides of the crystal"
"dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
either the left or right half of a body
"he had a pain in his side"
one of two or more contesting groups
"the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
"they always sat on the right side of the church"
"he never left my side"
take sides for or against
"Who are you widing with?"
"I"m siding against the current candidate"
located on a side
"the side porch"