Tamil Dictionary definitions for Side

Side : பக்கம்

Side : பக்க,பக்கம்

Side definition


  1. The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially (when the thing spoken of is somewhat oblong in shape), one of the longer edges as distinguished from the shorter edges, called ends; a bounding line of a geometrical figure; as, the side of a field, of a square or triangle, of a river, of a road, etc.
  2. Any outer portion of a thing considered apart from, and yet in relation to, the rest; as, the upper side of a sphere; also, any part or position viewed as opposite to or contrasted with another; as, this or that side.
  3. One of the halves of the body, of an animals or man, on either side of the mesial plane; or that which pertains to such a half; as, a side of beef; a side of sole leather.
  4. The right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body; as, a pain in the side.
  5. A slope or declivity, as of a hill, considered as opposed to another slope over the ridge.
  6. The position of a person or party regarded as opposed to another person or party, whether as a rival or a foe; a body of advocates or partisans; a party; hence, the interest or cause which one maintains against another; a doctrine or view opposed to another.
  7. A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
  8. Fig.: Aspect or part regarded as contrasted with some other; as, the bright side of poverty.
  9. Long; large; extensive.


  1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral.
  2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side issue; a side view or remark.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To lean on one side.
  2. To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.

Transitive verb.

  1. To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.
  2. To suit; to pair; to match.
  3. To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
  4. To furnish with a siding; as, to side a house.