side by side

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: side-by-side



side by side (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of side-by-side


side by side (not comparable)

  1. (literally) Beside or alongside one another; close to one another and abreast.
    The new houses were built side by side, facing the lake.
  2. (figuratively) In peace. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (figuratively) With a common purpose.
    The soldiers of XX and YY were fighting side by side against a common enemy.



The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.