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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

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  2. besides(Adverb)

    moreover; furthermore

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  3. besides(Adverb)

    otherwise; else

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  4. besides(Preposition)

    beside

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  5. besides(Preposition)

    in addition, in addition to

    Etymology: See -s#Etymology 3

  6. besides(Preposition)

    other than; except for; instead of

    I don't want to go anywhere besides India.

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce besides?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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:

    I often hear people debating about the glass half-full or half-empty, and I wonder whether they would ever notice a full pitcher sitting right next to that half-full or half-empty glass. In real world, Life offers you millions of wonderful opportunities besides what you already have - sometimes even bigger and better than you have ever dreamt before....just like a full pitcher right around the corner. It's savvy, IMHO, to grab the full pitcher that can fill up your glass several times over, instead of worrying about half-full or half-empty glass that you are holding. So be smart, find that full pitcher, seize it as quickly as you can, and then enjoy the party!

  2. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald:

    We're looking for receipts, and where the suspect may have been( besides the Gordon home) over the last 88 days, did she go with him to the store ? Did he buy clothes for her ? Did he buy food ?

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I often hear people debating about the glass half-full or half-empty, which makes me wonder whether they would ever notice a full pitcher sitting right next to that half-empty or half-full glass. With total attention focused on half-empty or half-full glass, it's obviously too difficult for them to notice anything else. In real world, Life offers you millions of wonderful opportunities besides what you already have - sometimes even bigger and better than you had ever thought before....just like a full pitcher around the corner. In my view, it's savvy to grab the full pitcher that can fill up the glass several times over, instead of getting worried up about half-full or half-empty glass held in your hand. Be smart to find that full pitcher around, seize it as quickly as you can, and then enjoy the party!

  4. Michael Arone:

    If you have a really strong jobs report and there's no one around to hear it, does it make a noise? today's an example that it doesn't. There are many other things that investors are focused on besides the jobs report this morning.

  5. Martina Ferencova:

    Breweries are investing in new pub concepts primarily due to the annual decline in on-trade, draft beer, consumers are also demanding more. Besides the shift to home drinking, partly boosted by a ban on smoking in 2017, traditional pubs are also up against more wine and cocktail bars favored by some younger drinkers. A new electronic ordering system introduced in 2016 to track sales - and make sure pubs and restaurants paid all taxes due - also forced a number of pubs to go under. Currently, around 65 percent of the beer sold in The Czech Republic is in stores, a figure on the rise and one Prazdroj and other breweries believe will continue to increase. With domestic consumption tepid, breweries have looked to foreign markets to offset declines at home and exports jumped nearly 12 percent in 2018. But getting Czechs back to the pub remains key, beer makers and industry officials say.

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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
  • selainIndonesian
  • ad eccezione di, oltre a, inoltreItalian
  • חוץ מזהHebrew
  • 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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    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    • A. bias
    • B. downsizing
    • C. staff
    • D. trigger

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