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Side \Side\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sided; p. pr. & vb. n. Siding.]

  1. To lean on one side. [Obs.]

  2. To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.

    All side in parties, and begin the attack.


Sided \Sid"ed\, a. Having (such or so many) sides; -- used in composition; as, one-sided; many-sided.


vb. (en-past of: side)

Usage examples of "sided".

He began with chowder, proceeded to braised atman haunch sided with rubelo, sugar-grass, thet eyes, and Lima beans, and ended with a large slice of cheesecake.

Mengs sided with the ambassador, and begged me to come and live with him, so as not to be liable to any more inconveniences from spying servants.

Which was why Dave so suddenly sided against Fleech for trying to trick Judge Lawless.

He had no doubt that he and Isloman could deal with Gister and the other four but, if the crowd sided with their own kind, as well they might, then the two of them would probably be overpowered or injured.

This mightie big stone sharpe topt, sliding downe the extream part from corner to corner, flat sided by the Diameter, was fower paces, at euery equall distant corner, whereof was the foote of a harpie of moulten mettall, their steales and clawes armed.

Just prior to the Sundering, she sided with me, supported me, abandoned all her objections.

The fyrd sided narrowly with Aeled, and the tanist yielded without even a token fight.

When the sawmill closed and Tey had wanted out of Quartz River, Rick had sided with me.

She had looked to Mamo for support but, for once, Mamo sided with Mother.

The fact that he, alone, had sided with Marle made him want proof that he had been wrong.

The tunnel opening gave onto a concrete sided high-walled penstock shaped like a broad funnel in reverse.

In this sinister mansion, isolated by the companion houses that sided it, Jack Sarmon, the unwanted visitor, had found swift death.

The seascape shrank as Harris ran south west along the Manx coast, rounding first Maughold, then slipping past the gray slate cliffs and steep sided coves until Laxey Bay opened to starboard.

They said nothing: had alliances been possible, Tertius might have sided with Primus against Septimus.

The Church sided with him, and the best soldiers were those who, unpaid, unfed, and half clad, fought on the southern slopes of the Pyrenees for a man who dared not lead them.