side with/against


side with/against
support or oppose in a conflict or dispute.
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  • side with — {v.} To agree with; help. * /Alan always sides with Johnny in an argument./ * /Gerald sided with the plan to move the club./ Contrast: SIDE AGAINST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • side with — {v.} To agree with; help. * /Alan always sides with Johnny in an argument./ * /Gerald sided with the plan to move the club./ Contrast: SIDE AGAINST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • With — With, prep. [OE. with, AS. wi? with, against; akin to AS. wi?er against, OFries. with, OS. wi?, wi?ar, D. weder, we[^e]r (in comp.), G. wider against, wieder gain, OHG. widar again, against, Icel. vi? against, with, by, at, Sw. vid at, by, Dan.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Against Me! — Infobox musical artist Name = Against Me! Img capt = Against Me! playing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2007. Landscape = Yes Background = group or band Origin = Gainesville, Florida, United States Genre = Folk punk Punk rock… …   Wikipedia

  • side against — {v.} To join or be on the side that is against; disagree with; oppose. * /Bill and Joe sided against me in the argument./ * /We sided against the plan to go by plane./ Contrast: SIDE WITH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • side against — {v.} To join or be on the side that is against; disagree with; oppose. * /Bill and Joe sided against me in the argument./ * /We sided against the plan to go by plane./ Contrast: SIDE WITH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Side — (s[imac]d), n. [AS. s[=i]de; akin to D. zijde, G. seite, OHG. s[=i]ta, Icel. s[=i]?a, Dan. side, Sw. sida; cf. AS. s[=i]d large, spacious, Icel. s[=i]?r long, hanging.] 1. The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially (when the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side by side — Side Side (s[imac]d), n. [AS. s[=i]de; akin to D. zijde, G. seite, OHG. s[=i]ta, Icel. s[=i]?a, Dan. side, Sw. sida; cf. AS. s[=i]d large, spacious, Icel. s[=i]?r long, hanging.] 1. The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side — Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side action — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Side arms — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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