What does beside mean?

Definitions for beside
bɪˈsaɪdbe·side

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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

How to pronounce beside?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say beside in sign language?

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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

Examples of beside in a Sentence

  1. Ben Higgins:

    That day was a day that I meant every word I said, you have continued to support me and love me and keep me smiling in some of the weirdest and hardest situations. You've listened when I've just needed to talk. But most importantly, you've been beside me the whole time.

  2. Jon Stewart:

    He's from this area, he's from this community. He was hurting, he was beside himself and had this idea to reclaim the Oregon District for the people who live here and to take that terrible memory and recreate a new one and that's what's been occurring.

  3. Pastor Blair:

    I am beside myself with frustration that our tax dollars go to promote a drag queen show and safe sex events with carnival games that are obscene and graphic, yet when it comes to something like debating Darwinian evolution or talking about the literal Creation account of Genesis – well that kind of speech must be censored.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought. Every man is the lord of a realm beside which the earthly empire of the Czar is but a petty state, a hummock left by the ice.

  5. George Mac Donald:

    He took his key. It turned in the lock to the sounds of Aeolian music. A door opened upon slow hinges, and disclosed a winding stair within. The key vanished from his fingers. Tangle went up. Mossy followed. The door closed behind them. They climbed out of the earth; and, still climbing, rose above it. They were in the rainbow. Far abroad, over ocean and land, they could see through ours transparent walls the earth beneath their get. Stairs beside stairs wound up together, and beautiful beings of all ages climbed along with them. They knew that they were going up to the country whence the shadows fall And by this time I think they must have got there.

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