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bɪˈsaɪdbe·side

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Wiktionary

  1. besidepreposition

    Next to; at the side of.

    A small table beside the bed

  2. besidepreposition

    Not relevant to.

    That is beside the point

Webster Dictionary

  1. Besidenoun

    at the side of; on one side of

  2. Besidenoun

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

  3. Besidenoun

    over and above; distinct from; in addition to

  4. Besideadverb

    on one side

  5. Besideadverb

    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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Victor Hugo:

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

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

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

  3. Robert Morley:

    Robert Morley sat with Wilfred Hyde White, watching the coronation parade of Queen Elizabeth. In an open carriage approached the very large Queen Salote of Tonga. Resplendent in a floral dress and ignoring the rain. "Who do you think that is beside queen Salote?" asked Wilfred, looking down at his program. Robert glanced at the diminutive Tonga ambassador in his top hat and tails and suggested, "her lunch perhaps".

  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. Anuj Somany:

    A chit is stealthily provided to the speaker to indicate that it is time now for him to stop the lecture and quit the podium, and sometimes for this purpose only somebody else is sent to go and stand beside him.

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