-side

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From side

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-side

  1. Forms adjectives describing position next to or alongside an object.
    fireside (next to a fire), railside (alongside a railway)
  2. Forms adjectives describing position in relation to a dividing line or other separation.
    airside (in the controlled part of an airport), planetside (on a planet)
  3. Forms nouns describing the area alongside or around an object.
    fireside (the area next to a fire), lockside (the area surrounding a canal lock)
  4. (chiefly UK) Forms proper nouns naming the conurbation around a river.
    Deeside, Humberside, Merseyside, Tameside, Teesside

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