What does sideline mean?

Definitions for sideline
ˈsaɪdˌlaɪnside·line

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sideline.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sideline, out of boundsnoun

    a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field

  2. sidelinenoun

    an auxiliary line of merchandise

  3. avocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activityverb

    an auxiliary activity

  4. sidelineverb

    remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position

    "The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President"

GCIDE

  1. Sidelineverb

    To render unable to participate in an activity, such as a sporting event; as, the pitcher was sidelined by a groin injury.

Wiktionary

  1. sidelinenoun

    A line at the side of something, as in "the yellow sideline of the road".

  2. sidelinenoun

    A line defining the side boundary of a playing field.

  3. sidelinenoun

    The area outside the playing field beyond each sideline.

    The coach stood on the sidelines and bellowed commands at the team.

  4. sidelinenoun

    The outside or perimeter of any activity.

    She installed the whole fixture while he simply watched from the sidelines.

  5. sidelinenoun

    Something that is additional or extra or that exists around the edges or margins of a main item.

  6. sidelineverb

    To place on the sidelines; to bench or to keep someone out of play.

    The coach sidelined the player until he regained his strength.

  7. sidelineverb

    To remove or keep out of circulation.

    The illness sidelined him for weeks.

  8. Etymology: side + line

ChatGPT

  1. sideline

    A sideline is a line marking the boundary of a sports field, or a secondary or less important role, job, or activity that someone holds in addition to their primary one. It also refers to the position or point of view held by someone not actively participating in an event, such as an observer or critic.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sideline in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sideline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sideline in a Sentence

  1. Susan Rice:

    We will work with our international partners to sideline those who stand in the way of peace, drawing upon the full range of our multilateral and bilateral tools.

  2. Sean Penn:

    Only the U.S. constitution could sideline his presidency... As the administration that followed squandered the surplus with misguided wars, the devastation we face today would have been tempered today if he (Clinton) had continued as our commander in chief.

  3. Jeff Miller:

    Blood tests on the sideline, better imaging to identify a concussion -- that's the sort of transcendant science we were hoping to capture and encourage by running this challenge.

  4. Bill Burns:

    There is a quite reckless and dangerous effort underway not only to sideline career expertise but to sideline the department as an institution.

  5. Susan Rice:

    However, we do not recognize any reservations or addendums to that agreement, we will work with our international partners to sideline those who stand in the way of peace, drawing upon the full range of our multilateral and bilateral tools.

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