What does Besides mean?

Definitions for Besides
bɪˈsaɪdzBe·sides

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. besides, in any case(adverb)

    making an additional point; anyway

    "I don't want to go to a restaurant; besides, we can't afford it"; "she couldn't shelter behind him all the time and in any case he wasn't always with her"

  2. besides, too, also, likewise, as well(adverb)

    in addition

    "he has a Mercedes, too"

Wiktionary

  1. besides(Adverb)

    also; in addition

  2. besides(Adverb)

    moreover; furthermore

  3. besides(Adverb)

    otherwise; else

  4. besides(Preposition)

    beside

  5. besides(Preposition)

    in addition, in addition to

  6. besides(Preposition)

    other than; except for; instead of

    I don't want to go anywhere besides India.

  7. Origin: See -s#Etymology 3

Webster Dictionary

  1. Besides(adverb)

    alt. of Beside

  2. Besides

    over and above; separate or distinct from; in addition to; other than; else than. See Beside, prep., 3, and Syn. under Beside

Freebase

  1. Besides

    Besides is the final release from 90's alternative rock band Sugar. As the title suggests, it collected the various B-sides from their previously released singles. The album also contained live and remixed versions of existing tracks from the band's two full albums and one EP, as well as several studio and live versions of tracks that had been unavailable on any of their previous albums. The CD also included a QuickTime video for the single "Gee Angel", although this was not advertised on the CD packaging.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Besides

    be-sīdz′, prep. and adv. in addition, otherwise, aside: over and above, in addition to, away from. [Beside, with the s of the adv. gen.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Besides' in Adverbs Frequency: #311

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Besides in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Besides in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Besides in a Sentence

  1. English Proverb:

    He that plants trees loves others besides himself.

  2. Oleg Popikov:

    But I don't begrudge it, besides, my pay was not bad.

  3. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Nothing ever breaks the heart, besides what it loves.

  4. Friedrich Nietzsche, The World to Power, section 1064:

    This world is the will to power - and nothing besides!

  5. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Yesterday is no longer valuable, besides what it taught us.

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Translations for Besides

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  • علاوة على ذلك, إلا, باستثناءArabic
  • освен това, освен, също, в допълнениеBulgarian
  • a més, a més a més, d'altra bandaCatalan, Valencian
  • kroměCzech
  • weiterhin, darüber hinaus, außer, außerdemGerman
  • εκτός, επιπροσθέτως, εξάλλου, επιπλέον, άλλωστε, πλην, συν τοις άλλοιςGreek
  • krome, aldone al, krom, cetere, aldone, plueEsperanto
  • además, de lo contrario, aparte de, excepto, si no, aparte, salvoSpanish
  • بجز, جزPersian
  • sitä paitsi, paitsi, lisäksi, muu kuin, muutenFinnish
  • du reste, d'un autre côté, excepté, sauf, de plus, de surcroît, en plus, en outre, au reste, par surcroît, par ailleurs, d'autre part, sinonFrench
  • njonkenWestern Frisian
  • a bharrachd air, a thuilleadh airScottish Gaelic
  • dayèHaitian Creole
  • ezenkívül, ezenfelülHungarian
  • ad eccezione di, oltre a, inoltreItalian
  • なお, さらに, 除いて, ほかに, 以外, その上に, それに, に加えてJapanese
  • hāungaMāori
  • behalve, naastDutch
  • oprócz, poza, poza tymPolish
  • além disso, além de, exceto, ademais, [[fora]] [[isso]], a não serPortuguese
  • исключая, более того, кроме, кроме того, за исключением, сверх того, к тому же, помимоRussian
  • okremSlovak
  • póleg, rázenSlovene

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