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Side vs. Size

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Sidenoun

A bounding straight edge of a two-dimensional shape.

‘A square has four sides.’;

Sizenoun

An assize.

Sidenoun

A flat surface of a three-dimensional object; a face.

‘A cube has six sides.’;

Sizenoun

(obsolete) A regulation determining the amount of money paid in fees, taxes etc.

Sidenoun

One half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.

‘Which side of the tray shall I put it on?’; ‘The patient was bleeding on the right side.’;

Sizenoun

(obsolete) A fixed standard for the magnitude, quality, quantity etc. of goods, especially food and drink.

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Sidenoun

A region in a specified position with respect to something.

‘Meet me on the north side of the monument.’;

Sizenoun

The dimensions or magnitude of a thing; how big something is.

‘The size of the building seemed to have increased since I was last there.’;

Sidenoun

The portion of the human torso usually covered by the arms when they are not raised; the areas on the left and right between the belly or chest and the back.

‘I generally sleep on my side.’;

Sizenoun

(obsolete) A regulation, piece of ordinance.

Sidenoun

One surface of a sheet of paper (used instead of "page", which can mean one or both surfaces.)

‘John wrote 15 sides for his essay!’;

Sizenoun

A specific set of dimensions for a manufactured article, especially clothing.

‘I don't think we have the red one in your size.’;

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Sidenoun

One possible aspect of a concept, person or thing.

‘Look on the bright side.’;

Sizenoun

(graph theory) A number of edges in a graph.

Sidenoun

One set of competitors in a game.

‘Which side has kick-off?’;

Sizenoun

Degree of rank, ability, character, etc.

Sidenoun

A sports team.

Sizenoun

An instrument consisting of a number of perforated gauges fastened together at one end by a rivet, used for measuring the size of pearls.

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Sidenoun

A group having a particular allegiance in a conflict or competition.

‘In the second world war, the Italians were on the side of the Germans.’;

Sizenoun

A thin, weak glue used as primer for paper or canvas intended to be painted upon.

Sidenoun

(music) A recorded piece of music; a record, especially in jazz.

Sizenoun

Wallpaper paste.

Sidenoun

Sidespin; english

‘He had to put a bit of side on to hit the pink ball.’;

Sizenoun

The thickened crust on coagulated blood.

Sidenoun

A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being watched (from when there were only two channels).

‘I just want to see what's on the other side — James said there was a good film on tonight.’;

Sizenoun

Any viscous substance, such as gilder's varnish.

Sidenoun

A dish that accompanies the main course; a side dish.

‘Do you want a side of cole-slaw with that?’;

Sizeverb

(transitive) To adjust the size of; to make a certain size.

Sidenoun

A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.

‘his mother's side of the family’;

Sizeverb

(transitive) To classify or arrange by size.

Sidenoun

(baseball) The batters faced in an inning by a particular pitcher

Sizeverb

(military) To take the height of men, in order to place them in the ranks according to their stature.

Sidenoun

An unjustified air of self-importance.

Sizeverb

(mining) To sift (pieces of ore or metal) in order to separate the finer from the coarser parts.

Sideverb

(intransitive) To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"

‘Which will you side with, good or evil?’;

Sizeverb

To approximate the dimensions, estimate the size of.

Sideverb

To lean on one side.

Sizeverb

(intransitive) To take a greater size; to increase in size.

Sideverb

To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.

Sizeverb

To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.

Sideverb

To suit; to pair; to match.

Sizeverb

To swell; to increase the bulk of.

Sideverb

To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.

Sizeverb

(transitive) To apply glue or other primer to a surface which is to be painted.

Sideverb

(transitive) To furnish with a siding.

‘to side a house’;

Sizenoun

Six.

Sideverb

To provide with, as a side or accompaniment.

Sizenoun

A thin, weak glue used in various trades, as in painting, bookbinding, paper making, etc.

Sideverb

To clear, tidy or sort.

Sizenoun

Any viscous substance, as gilder's varnish.

Sideadjective

Being on the left or right, or toward the left or right; lateral.

Sizenoun

A settled quantity or allowance. See Assize.

Sideadjective

Indirect; oblique; incidental.

‘a side issue; a side view or remark’;

Sizenoun

An allowance of food and drink from the buttery, aside from the regular dinner at commons; - corresponding to battel at Oxford.

Sideadjective

Wide; large; long, pendulous, hanging low, trailing; far-reaching.

Sizenoun

Extent of superficies or volume; bulk; bigness; magnitude; as, the size of a tree or of a mast; the size of a ship or of a rock.

Sideadjective

(Scotland) Far; distant.

Sizenoun

Figurative bulk; condition as to rank, ability, character, etc.; as, the office demands a man of larger size.

‘Men of a less size and quality.’; ‘The middling or lower size of people.’;

Sideadverb

Widely; wide; far.

Sizenoun

A conventional relative measure of dimension, as for shoes, gloves, and other articles made up for sale.

Sidenoun

The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially (when the thing spoken of is somewhat oblong in shape), one of the longer edges as distinguished from the shorter edges, called ends; a bounding line of a geometrical figure; as, the side of a field, of a square or triangle, of a river, of a road, etc.

Sizenoun

An instrument consisting of a number of perforated gauges fastened together at one end by a rivet, - used for ascertaining the size of pearls.

Sidenoun

Any outer portion of a thing considered apart from, and yet in relation to, the rest; as, the upper side of a sphere; also, any part or position viewed as opposite to or contrasted with another; as, this or that side.

‘Looking round on every side beheldA pathless desert.’;

Sizeverb

To cover with size; to prepare with size.

Sidenoun

One of the halves of the body, of an animals or man, on either side of the mesial plane; or that which pertains to such a half; as, a side of beef; a side of sole leather.

‘One of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side.’;

Sizeverb

To fix the standard of.

Sidenoun

A slope or declivity, as of a hill, considered as opposed to another slope over the ridge.

‘Along the side of yon small hill.’;

Sizeverb

To adjust or arrange according to size or bulk.

Sidenoun

The position of a person or party regarded as opposed to another person or party, whether as a rival or a foe; a body of advocates or partisans; a party; hence, the interest or cause which one maintains against another; a doctrine or view opposed to another.

‘God on our side, doubt not of victory.’; ‘We have not always been of the . . . same side in politics.’; ‘Sets the passions on the side of truth.’;

Sizeverb

To swell; to increase the bulk of.

Sidenoun

A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.

‘To sit upon thy father David's throne,By mother's side thy father.’;

Sizeverb

To bring or adjust anything exactly to a required dimension, as by cutting.

‘We had to size up our fellow legislators.’;

Sidenoun

Fig.: Aspect or part regarded as contrasted with some other; as, the bright side of poverty.

Sizeverb

To take greater size; to increase in size.

‘Our desires give them fashion, and so,As they wax lesser, fall, as they size, grow.’;

Sideadjective

Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral.

‘One mighty squadron with a side wind sped.’;

Sizeverb

To order food or drink from the buttery; hence, to enter a score, as upon the buttery book.

Sideadjective

Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side issue; a side view or remark.

‘The law hath no side respect to their persons.’;

Sizenoun

the physical magnitude of something (how big it is);

‘a wolf is about the size of a large dog’;

Sideadjective

Long; large; extensive.

‘His gown had side sleeves down to mid leg.’; ‘To insure a side-box station at half price.’;

Sizenoun

the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing);

‘he wears a size 13 shoe’;

Sideverb

To lean on one side.

Sizenoun

any glutinous material used to fill pores in surfaces or to stiffen fabrics;

‘size gives body to a fabric’;

Sideverb

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.’;

Sizenoun

the actual state of affairs;

‘that's the size of the situation’; ‘she hates me, that's about the size of it’;

Sideverb

To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.

‘His blind eye that sided Paridell.’;

Sizenoun

a large magnitude;

‘he blanched when he saw the size of the bill’; ‘the only city of any size in that area’;

Sideverb

To suit; to pair; to match.

Sizeverb

cover or stiffen or glaze a porous material with size or sizing (a glutinous substance)

Sideverb

To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.

Sizeverb

sort according to size

Sideverb

To furnish with a siding; as, to side a house.

Sizeverb

make to a size; bring to a suitable size

Sidenoun

a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location;

‘they always sat on the right side of the church’; ‘he never left my side’;

Sizeadjective

(used in combination) sized;

‘the economy-size package’; ‘average-size house’;

Sidenoun

one of two or more contesting groups;

‘the Confederate side was prepared to attack’;

Sizenoun

the relative extent of something; a thing's overall dimensions or magnitude; how big something is

‘a forest the size of Wales’; ‘firms of all sizes’; ‘the schools varied in size’;

Sidenoun

either the left or right half of a body;

‘he had a pain in his side’;

Sizenoun

extensive dimensions or magnitude

‘she seemed slightly awed by the size of the building’;

Sidenoun

an extended outer surface of an object;

‘he turned the box over to examine the bottom side’; ‘they painted all four sides of the house’;

Sizenoun

each of the classes, typically numbered, into which garments or other articles are divided according to how large they are

‘I can never find anything in my size’;

Sidenoun

a surface forming part of the outside of an object;

‘he examined all sides of the crystal’; ‘dew dripped from the face of the leaf’;

Sizenoun

a person or garment corresponding to a particular numbered size

‘she's a size 10’;

Sidenoun

a line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure;

‘the hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side’;

Sizenoun

a gelatinous solution used in glazing paper, stiffening textiles, and preparing plastered walls for decoration.

Sidenoun

an aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect);

‘he was on the heavy side’; ‘he is on the purchasing side of the business’; ‘it brought out his better side’;

Sizeverb

alter or sort in terms of size or according to size

‘twist drills are sized in millimetres’;

Sidenoun

a family line of descent;

‘he gets his brains from his father's side’;

Sizeverb

estimate or measure something's dimensions

‘she was trying to size up a room with a tape measure’;

Sidenoun

a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food

Sizeverb

form an estimate or rough judgement of someone or something

‘the two men sized each other up’;

Sidenoun

an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute;

‘there are two sides to every question’;

Sizeverb

treat with size to glaze or stiffen

‘paper will adhere to sized walls better’;

Sidenoun

an elevated geological formation;

‘he climbed the steep slope’; ‘the house was built on the side of the mountain’;

Sizeadjective

having a specified size; sized

‘marble-size chunks of hail’;

Sidenoun

(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist

Size

Size in general is the magnitude or dimensions of a thing. More specifically, geometrical size (or spatial size) can refer to linear dimensions (length, width, height, diameter, perimeter), area, or volume.

Sideverb

take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for;

‘We all rooted for the home team’; ‘I'm pulling for the underdog’; ‘Are you siding with the defender of the title?’;

Sideverb

take the side of; be on the side of;

‘Whose side are you on?’; ‘Why are you taking sides with the accused?’;

Sideadjective

located on a side;

‘side fences’; ‘the side porch’; ‘the top shelf’;

Sideadjective

added as a consequence or supplement;

‘a side benefit’;

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