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a·side / əˈsīd/ • adv. to one side; out of the way: he pushed his plate aside they stood aside to let a car pass. ∎  in reserve; for future use: she set aside some money for rent. ∎  used to indicate that one is dismissing something from consideration, or that one is shifting from one topic or tone of discussion to another: joking aside, I've certainly had my fill. • n. 1. a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters in the play. ∎  a remark not intended to be heard by everyone present: “Does that make him a murderer?” whispered Alice in an aside to Fred. 2. a remark that is not directly related to the main topic of discussion: the recipe book has little asides about the importance of home and family. PHRASES: aside from apart from. set something aside 1. annul a legal decision or process. 2. put in reserve: he was setting aside a few dollars a week. take (or draw) someone aside move someone away from a group of people in order to talk privately.

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aside XIV. ME. on side, a side, i.e. ON, A-1, SIDE.

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