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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aside /əˈsaɪd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·side adv.
 1. On, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or direction; at a little distance from the rest; out of the way; apart.
    Thou shalt set aside that which is full.   --2 Kings iv. 4.
    But soft! but soft! aside: here comes the king.   --Shak.
    The flames were blown aside.   --Dryden.
 2. Out of one's thoughts; off; away; as, to put aside gloomy thoughts. “Lay aside every weight.”
 3. So as to be heard by others; privately.
    Then lords and ladies spake aside.   --Sir W. Scott.
 To set aside Law, to annul or defeat the effect or operation of, by a subsequent decision of the same or of a superior tribunal; to declare of no authority; as, to set aside a verdict or a judgment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·side, n. Something spoken aside; as, a remark made by a stageplayer which the other players are not supposed to hear.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended
           for others on the stage
      2: a message that departs from the main subject [syn: digression,
          excursus, divagation, parenthesis]
      adv 1: on or to one side; "step aside"; "stood aside to let him
             pass"; "threw the book aside"; "put her sewing aside
             when he entered"
      2: out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush
         the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away" [syn: away]
      3: not taken into account or excluded from consideration;
         "these problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all
         joking aside, I think you're crazy" [syn: apart]
      4: in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's
         face"; "glanced away" [syn: away]
      5: placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; "had
         a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"; "a
         day set aside for relaxing" [syn: apart]
      6: in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside
         money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age";
         "has a nestegg tucked away for a rainy day" [syn: by, away]