beside definition

  • preposition:
    • At the side of; alongside.
    • in comparison to: a proposal that seems very reasonable near the other individuals.
    • On the same ground with: has gained a location next to the most useful performers in the industry.
    • And: "Numerous animals beside man inhabit communities” ( Stuart Chase). See Usage Note at besides.
    • with the exception of. See Usage Note at besides.
    • Not relevant to: a remark that was next to the point.
    • close to; beside.
    • Not strongly related.
    • beside; using one part of.
    • irrespective of; from the regular course or order of; in a state of deviation from; from.
    • Over and above; distinct from; in addition to.
    • At the side of; alongside.
    • when comparing to: a proposal that appears rather reasonable near the other people.
    • On the same ground with: has won a spot near the most readily useful performers in the industry.
    • As Well As: "Numerous creatures beside man inhabit communities” ( Stuart Chase). See Usage Note at besides.
    • aside from. See Usage Note at besides.
    • Not relevant to: a remark that was near the point.
    • Next to; beside.
    • perhaps not relevant to.
    • beside; using one side of.
    • regardless of; out from the regular course or purchase of; in a state of deviation from; away from.
    • Over and above; distinct from; besides.
  • adverb:
    • Archaic Additionally.
    • Archaic Nearby.
    • Archaic Besides.
    • Archaic Nearby.
  • idiom:
    • beside (oneself) In a situation of extreme pleasure or agitation: these people were beside themselves with glee.
    • beside (oneself) In circumstances of severe excitement or agitation: these were beside on their own with glee.
  • others:
    • Same as besides, that will be today the most popular kind.
    • At the side of; near: as, sit down beside myself, or next to the flow.
    • in addition to; distinct from.
    • away from; away from.
    • aside from; perhaps not connected with; maybe not relating to.
    • despite.
    • Out of; in circumstances deviating from.
    • Without.
    • Synonyms Beside, Besides. Beside, because of the side of; besides, along with.
    • identical to besides, which will be now the typical form.
    • beside; near: as, take a seat beside me personally, or next to the stream.
    • in addition to; distinct from.
    • regarding; from.
    • Apart from; perhaps not connected with; maybe not in accordance with.
    • despite.
    • Out of; in a situation deviating from.
    • Without.
    • Synonyms Beside, Besides. Beside, by the part of; besides, in addition to.

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