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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/saɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sīd)


Inflections of 'side' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
sides
v 3rd person singular
siding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sided
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
sided
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

side

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. on the [left, right, top, bottom, one] side
  2. on one side (only)
  3. (all) down my [right, left] (-hand) side
  4. [moved, leaped, jumped] to one side
  5. [moved] (a little) to the side
  6. on the [winning, losing, better, worst] side
  7. the [wrong, right, safe, other] side (of)
  8. the [good, bad, dark, evil, fun] side (of)
  9. (try to) look on the bright side
  10. be on her [good, bad] side
  11. the [west, east] side (of the city)
  12. my side [lost, won, drew] today
  13. [played, opted, signed] for [the other, another] side
  14. whose side are you on (anyways)?
  15. [pick, choose, take] sides
  16. [won't, refuse to] take sides
  17. earn an income on the side
  18. [make, accept, take] money on the side
  19. has a [girl, girlfriend] on the side
  20. [lived, grew up, was born] on the wrong side of the tracks
  21. the [right, left] side of the [road, tracks, divide]
  22. got up on the wrong side of the bed (this morning)
  23. yes, but look on the bright side
  24. the grass is always greener on the other side
  25. (have) only heard [one, his] side of the story
  26. hear the other side of the story
  27. [seen, the view] from the side
  28. are in the wrong side of town
  29. [fell off, jumped over] the side (of the boat)
  30. the side of [a house, the building, the frame, a ship, the boat]
  31. [flaps, stripes, tape] on the side
  32. [painted, marked, shiny] on one side
  33. [down, along, on] one side (of)
adj
  1. on the side table
  2. [staying, sleeping] in the side room
  3. use the side [entrance, exit]
  4. see a side view of
  5. [parked, came in on, drove on] a side street
  6. has a side part
  7. significant side effects
  8. is one such side effect of
  9. serve (it) as a side dish
  10. and as a side [question, note]
  11. is just a side issue
  12. [hit, affected] by a side [wind, blow]
v
  1. (don't, didn't) side with her
  2. side with the [winner, loser, underdog, rebels]
  3. cannot believe (that) you are siding with him
  4. should side with me (because)
  5. sided the [house, building]
  6. side the [house] with [cedar, vinyl]
additional examples
  1. (don't, didn't) side with her
  2. on the [left, right, top, bottom, one] side
  3. on the side table
  4. side with the [winner, loser, underdog, rebels]
  5. on one side (only)
  6. [staying, sleeping] in the side room
  7. cannot believe (that) you are siding with him
  8. (all) down my [right, left] (-hand) side
  9. use the side [entrance, exit]
  10. should side with me (because)
  11. [moved, leaped, jumped] to one side
  12. see a side view of
  13. sided the [house, building]
  14. [moved] (a little) to the side
  15. [parked, came in on, drove on] a side street
  16. side the [house] with [cedar, vinyl]
  17. on the [winning, losing, better, worst] side
  18. has a side part
  19. the [wrong, right, safe, other] side (of)
  20. ride side-saddle
  21. the [good, bad, dark, evil, fun] side (of)
  22. significant side effects
  23. (try to) look on the bright side
  24. is one such side effect of
  25. be on her [good, bad] side
  26. serve (it) as a side dish
  27. the [west, east] side (of the city)
  28. giving me the side-eye
  29. my side [lost, won, drew] today
  30. and as a side [question, note]
  31. [played, opted, signed] for [the other, another] side
  32. is just a side issue
  33. whose side are you on (anyways)?
  34. [hit, affected] by a side [wind, blow]
  35. [pick, choose, take] sides
  36. [won't, refuse to] take sides
  37. earn an income on the side
  38. [make, accept, take] money on the side
  39. has a [girl, girlfriend] on the side
  40. [lived, grew up, was born] on the wrong side of the tracks
  41. the [right, left] side of the [road, tracks, divide]
  42. got up on the wrong side of the bed (this morning)
  43. yes, but look on the bright side
  44. the grass is always greener on the other side
  45. (have) only heard [one, his] side of the story
  46. hear the other side of the story
  47. [seen, the view] from the side
  48. are in the wrong side of town
  49. [fell off, jumped over] the side (of the boat)
  50. the side of [a house, the building, the frame, a ship, the boat]
  51. [flaps, stripes, tape] on the side
  52. [painted, marked, shiny] on one side
  53. [down, along, on] one side (of)
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