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aside (not comparable)
- To or on one side so as to be out of the way.
- Move aside, please, so that these people can come through.
- 1749, John Cleland, Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Part 2
- He looked upon his weapon himself with some pleasure, and guiding it with his hand to the inviting slit, drew aside the lips, and lodg'd it (after some thrusts, which Polly seem'd even to assist) about half way
to or on one side
- aside from
- Joking aside.
- Unusual circumstances aside.
- 2012 June 26, Genevieve Koski, “Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe”, The Onion AV Club:
- But musical ancestry aside, the influence to which Bieber is most beholden is the current trends in pop music, which means Believe is loaded up with EDM accouterments, seeking a comfortable middle ground where Bieber’s impressively refined pop-R&B croon can rub up on techno blasts and garish dubstep drops (and occasionally grind on some AutoTune, not necessarily because it needs it, but because a certain amount of robo-voice is expected these days).
aside (plural asides)
- An incidental remark made quietly so as to be heard by the person to whom it is said and not by any others in the vicinity.
- dative singular form of asit