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  • /biːˈsaɪd/|/bɪˈsaɪd/,
  • Rhymes with: -aɪd



  1. Next to; at the side of.
    A small table beside the bed
  2. Not relevant to.
    That is beside the point

Derived terms

Usage notes

Not to be confused with: besides.


next to
not relevant to
  • Dutch: naast
  • French: outre
  • German: neben
  • Greek: εκτός
  • Polish: poza
  • Portuguese: irrelevante para

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abeam, above, abreast, additionally, again, agitated, all included, along by, alongside, also, altogether, among other things, and all, and also, and so, apart from, as compared with, as well, aside, aside from, au reste, away from, bar, barring, besides, beyond, but, by, by comparison with, close to, compared with, crazy, else, en plus, ex, except, except for, excepting, excluding, exclusive of, extra, farther, for lagniappe, further, furthermore, hard by, in addition, in apposition, in comparison with, in conjunction, in juxtaposition, inter alia, into the bargain, item, leaving out, let alone, likewise, mad, more, moreover, near, nearby, next to, nigh, off, omitting, on the side, on top of, opposite, outside of, over, over against, over and above, overwrought, plus, precluding, round, save, save and except, saving, similarly, taken with, than, then, therewith, to boot, too, unless, upset, with, without, yet
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