What does Besides mean?

Definitions for Besides
bɪˈsaɪdzBe·sides

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. besides, in any caseadverb

    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 welladverb

    in addition

    "he has a Mercedes, too"

Wiktionary

  1. besidesadverb

    also; in addition

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  2. besidesadverb

    moreover; furthermore

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  3. besidesadverb

    otherwise; else

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  4. besidespreposition

    beside

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  5. besidespreposition

    in addition, in addition to

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  6. besidespreposition

    other than; except for; instead of

    I don't want to go anywhere besides India.

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

Webster Dictionary

  1. Besidesadverb

    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

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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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Regarding the famous"glass half-full or half-empty" case, I have often wondered about the full focus and total emphasis on the glass and its contents. It's possible that when the focus is on half-empty or half-full glass, it becomes too difficult to notice a full pitcher sitting right next to that half-empty or half-full glass. And if you do have a full pitcher available, then does it matter whether the glass is half-full or half-empty? Life offers you millions of opportunities besides what you already have in your hands, in real world. So it's always smart to think about and grab the full pitcher that can fill up the glass several times over, instead of getting worked up about the half-full or half-empty glass. Look for the full pitcher, and enjoy the party! Cheers!

  2. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    It is up to you to make your choices. But mind you, your choices will surely and eventually make you or mar you. Yes! besides that, all other things being equal. Where you are in life presently is a sum total of the choices you have made in the past. Thus, always choose wisely. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Andy Stanley:

    I have so much faith that the church and our local churches will not only survive this, but I think ultimately will thrive as a result, besides, as youve heard me say on many occasions, we are the church.

  4. Kaare Lund Rasmussen:

    Next step is to warn librarians and readers of old books to wear protective gloves, and to advise libraries to store any green painted old books in a dry, dark environment out of harm’s way of people inhaling the air above the books, the reason for the latter recommendation is that arsenic has a tendency to transform to the airborne arsine (AsH3) given the right conditions of humidity and light. Besides the toxicity, arsenic is also carcinogenic.

  5. Antonio Arriola:

    The politicians haven't done anything besides enrich themselves and they've left us behind.

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  • إلا, باستثناء, علاوة على ذلكArabic
  • в допълнение, също, освен, освен товаBulgarian
  • a més a més, d'altra banda, a mésCatalan, Valencian
  • kroměCzech
  • außer, außerdem, darüber hinaus, weiterhinGerman
  • εξάλλου, συν τοις άλλοις, επιπροσθέτως, επιπλέον, εκτός, πλην, άλλωστεGreek
  • cetere, aldone, plue, krome, aldone al, kromEsperanto
  • además, si no, excepto, de lo contrario, aparte, aparte de, salvoSpanish
  • جز, بجزPersian
  • muu kuin, sitä paitsi, paitsi, lisäksi, muutenFinnish
  • excepté, du reste, d'autre part, sauf, par ailleurs, par surcroît, d'un autre côté, de plus, de surcroît, au reste, sinon, en outre, en plusFrench
  • njonkenWestern Frisian
  • a thuilleadh air, a bharrachd airScottish Gaelic
  • dayèHaitian Creole
  • ezenfelül, ezenkívülHungarian
  • selainIndonesian
  • oltre a, ad eccezione di, inoltreItalian
  • חוץ מזהHebrew
  • なお, 以外, に加えて, さらに, ほかに, 除いて, それに, その上にJapanese
  • hāungaMāori
  • behalve, naastDutch
  • oprócz, poza, poza tymPolish
  • [[fora]] [[isso]], ademais, além de, além disso, a não ser, excetoPortuguese
  • помимо, сверх того, кроме того, исключая, к тому же, кроме, за исключением, более тогоRussian
  • okremSlovak
  • rázen, pólegSlovene

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