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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

  2. besidesadverb

    moreover; furthermore

  3. besidesadverb

    otherwise; else

  4. besidespreposition

    beside

  5. besidespreposition

    in addition, in addition to

  6. besidespreposition

    other than; except for; instead of

    I don't want to go anywhere besides India.

  7. 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. Emeasoba George:

    Rigidity causes inflexibility to a change. Therefore, be less rigid in all your undertakings in order to be or become more flexible to adopt and adapt to a change. Besides that, it's often ideal to be less rigid and more flexible.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    If I killed myself now would I make the papers would anyone care I already know the answer to that besides it’s irrelevant

  3. Mayerli Katua:

    I don't want to go back. I'm afraid of the bad men (FARC guerrillas) there. I feel safer here, besides my children were born here. What do they know of the jungle?

  4. Robert Bonhomme:

    I can't say I have a favorite model that I have worked with. Besides there are so many, someone is bound to be insulted I didn't select them, however, I will tell you that Susan Flynn-Doyle will always be my favorite muse.

  5. Dean Dalla Valle:

    This is not about a dollar amount, this about a program to remediate, to restore and where we can't restore to compensate and also to leave some positive legacies behind, besides straight remediation, we are talking about actions like sewage, landfill, reforestation, water treatment.

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Translations for besides

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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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