Etymology

1. besides

adverb. ['bɪˈsaɪdz, ˌbiːˈsaɪdz'] making an additional point; anyway; besides, we can't afford it".

Etymology

  • -s (English)
  • -es (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beside (English)
  • besides (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Besides

  • nationwide's
  • coincides
  • subsides
  • provides
  • presides
  • misguides
  • confides
  • strides
  • resides
  • outsides
  • lapides
  • insides
  • divides
  • derides
  • decides
  • collides
  • slides
  • prides
  • glides
  • brides
  • bride's
  • asides
  • abides
  • wide's
  • tides
  • sides'
  • side's
  • rides
  • hyde's
  • hides

Example sentences of the word besides


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Tattoos may cause other bodily problems besides simple eczema flare-ups.

Quotes containing the word besides


1. My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient. Besides, life has so much humor.
- Manuel Puig

2. Every black film feels like it's Tyler Perry, and that just needs to stop. But people seem to slowly be looking for what else is out there - 'Is there something else besides this type of humor?' 'I'm tired of seeing men in dresses.'
- Issa Rae

3. Prosecutors say it would be next to impossible to get one teen to testify in court that another had slipped him or her a copied disc at lunchtime. And besides, isn't sharing music a time-honored part of teen friendship?
- Charles Duhigg

2. besides

adverb. ['bɪˈsaɪdz, ˌbiːˈsaɪdz'] in addition.

Synonyms

  • also
  • as well
  • likewise

Etymology

  • -s (English)
  • -es (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beside (English)
  • besides (Middle English (1100-1500))
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