meaning of aside

aside meaning in General Dictionary

On or to one part out-of a straight line training course or path at some distance from the sleep straightened out aside

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  • some thing talked apart as a remark produced by a stageplayer that your various other people are not likely to hear
  • in an alternate way
  • on or to one side
  • out-of-the-way (especially far from a person's ideas)
  • put or kept separate and distinct for an objective
  • in book; perhaps not for instant usage
  • not taken into consideration or excluded from consideration
  • a line talked by an actor towards market not meant for other people on stage
  • a message that departs from the primary subject
  • On, or to, one part; off a straight range, course, or course; at only a little distance through the remainder; straightened out; aside.
  • away from your thoughts; down; away; since, to put aside depressing thoughts.
  • So as to be heard by other people; privately.
  • Something talked aside; as, a remark made by a stageplayer which the other people aren't expected to hear.

aside meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300, "off to at least one part;" mid-14c., "to or through the side;" belated 14c., "away or besides other people, off the beaten track," from a- (1) + part (letter.). Noun feeling of "words spoken to be able to be (expected) inaudible" is from 1727. Center English had asidely "on the medial side, indirectly" (early 15c.) and asideward "sideways, horizontal" (late 14c.).


aside meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) On, or to, one side; out of a straight range, course, or way; at somewhat length from the sleep; out-of-the-way; aside.

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  • (adv.) Out-of an individual's thoughts; down; away; as, to put aside gloomy thoughts.
  • (adv.) So as to be heard by others; independently.
  • (n.) anything spoken aside; as, a remark produced by a stageplayer that your other people are not likely to hear.

Sentence Examples with the word aside

The provocative actions of the French Convention, especially their setting aside of the rights of the Dutch over the estuary of the Scheldt, had brought the two nations to the brink of war, when the execution of Louis XVI.

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