What does beside mean?

Definitions for besidebɪˈsaɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word beside.

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beside

    be-sīd′, prep. and adv. by the side of, near: over and above (in this sense, now usually Besides′), distinct from: apart from, not falling within, as of a question, resolution, &c.—Beside the mark, away from the mark aimed at, irrelevant.—To be beside one's self, to be out of one's senses. [M. E. bi siden—A.S. be si'dan, by the side (dat.).]

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beside in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beside in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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. Jay Morelock:

    Beside a brief mention about keeping an eye on oil prices, do not expect this inflation report to materially impact today's Fed decision.

  4. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    We have gone into their lairs and we will go into them again. Whoever is beside them and behind them, we will bring down this network and bring it to account.

  5. Miles Montgomery:

    She jumps up and sits down, and I start petting her and the guy beside me says 'oh yeah, that's that dog that rides the bus to the dog park every day, by herself,'.

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