Definitions for besidebɪˈsaɪd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word beside


  1. beside(Preposition)

    Next to; at the side of.

    A small table beside the bed

  2. beside(Preposition)

    Not relevant to.

    That is beside the point

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beside(noun)

    at the side of; on one side of

  2. Beside(noun)

    aside from; out of the regular course or order of; in a state of deviation from; out of

  3. Beside(noun)

    over and above; distinct from; in addition to

  4. Beside(adverb)

    on one side

  5. Beside(adverb)

    more than that; over and above; not included in the number, or in what has been mentioned; moreover; in addition

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beside' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1759

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beside' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3541

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Fuller:

    He that plants trees loves others beside himself.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    The fact we focus on one or the other is beside the point.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    If we could predict the future, we would sit beside the God.

  4. Josh McGee:

    The defined benefit plan versus defined contribution plan debate is beside the point.

  5. Victor Hugo:

    Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.

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