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side by side

1. Literally, in a line next to each other, close together and facing the same direction. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. Please place the vases side by side so we can compare them. Cyclists are being warned not to ride side by side in the street, but to stay single file.
2. In unison; simultaneously. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. I've been running two different businesses side by side for too long now—I think it's time to hire someone to take over one of them. The software allows you to run multiple operating systems side by side on the same computer.
3. United or banded together. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. The two political parties are standing side by side in opposition to this proposal. People from across the country are fighting against the dictatorship side by side.
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side by side

(of two or more people or things) lined up so their sides are adjacent. We walked side by side across the lawn.
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side by side

Next to each other, close together, as in They were walking down the street side by side when the taxi jumped the curb, or In the new Russia communism and capitalism are trying to live side by side. [c. 1200]
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ˌside by ˈside (with somebody/something)


1 close together and facing in the same direction: The two dogs lay side by side on the floor.There were two children ahead, walking side by side.
2 together, without any difficulties: Party members fought side by side with trade unionists for a change in the law.We have been using both systems, side by side, for two years.
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side by side

Next to each other; close together.
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