aside

All Adverb
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  • Info An aside is a dramatic device in which a character speaks to the audience. more...
  • Original plans for the town set aside land for a state university.
  • This was the first land set aside by Congress for public use.
  • The plans also set aside space for the railway line and an underground railway station.
  • The money was held aside until an agreement could be reached.
  • I thought of many others who had been thrust aside for some minor difference.
  • But once again the work was dropped and set aside for another eleven and a half years.
  • However, he was not completely successful, even aside from economic and constitutional policy.
  • Space was set aside for churches, schools and public buildings and broad streets were laid out.
  • Aside from the nine short films he made in the 1960s, he also directed six major features.
  • As a result, his cricket sometimes had to be set aside.
  • Three acres were set aside for the construction of a church and a school.
  • When played, failure cards are set aside and not returned to the deck.
  • The two towns eventually put aside their differences and merged into one.
  • Aside from the ones above, other regular meetings are also held.
  • Aside from these names, other members are not revealed.
  • The term 'reserve' does not mean that these places are set aside from human use and development.
  • The formal setting-aside of the county has been lost.
  • Another house rule may be to set the blind aside so it is not given to anyone.
  • The land put aside was prime real estate, on the southern edge of the harbour.
  • Aside from the main railway station there are five other stations in Sheffield.
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Meaning of aside

  • noun A line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • adverb On or to one side
    step aside, stood aside to let him pass, threw the book aside, put her sewing aside when he entered
  • adverb Out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)
    brush the objections aside, pushed all doubts away
  • adverb Placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
    had a feeling of being set apart, quality sets it apart, a day set aside for relaxing
  • adverb In reserve; not for immediate use
    started setting aside money to buy a car, put something by for her old age, has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day