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bed·side

 (bĕd′sīd′)
n.
The side of a bed or the space alongside it.
adj.
At or near the side of a bed: a bedside table; bedside conversation.

bedside

(ˈbɛdˌsaɪd)
n
a. the space by the side of a bed, esp of a sick person
b. (as modifier): a bedside lamp; a doctor's bedside manner.

bed•side

(ˈbɛdˌsaɪd)

n.
1. the side of a bed, esp. as the place of one attending the sick.
adj.
2. at or for a bedside.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedside - space by the side of a bed (especially the bed of a sick or dying person)bedside - space by the side of a bed (especially the bed of a sick or dying person); "the doctor stood at her bedside"
side - a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location; "they always sat on the right side of the church"; "he never left my side"
Translations
بِجانِب السَّرير
místo u posteleu postele
sengekant
ágy: ágy oldala
rúmstokkur
pri lôžku
yatak başıyatak kenarı

bedside

[ˈbedsaɪd]
A. Ncabecera f
to wait at the bedside ofesperar a la cabecera de
B. CPD bedside lamp Nlámpara f de noche
bedside manner N to have a good bedside mannertener mucho tacto con los enfermos
bedside rug Nalfombrilla f de cama
bedside table Nmesilla f de noche

bedside

[ˈbɛdsaɪd] n
at sb's bedside → au chevet de qnbedside lamp nlampe f de chevetbedside manner ncontact m avec les malades
He's got a good bedside manner → Il a un bon contact avec ses malades.bedside table ntable f de chevet

bedside

n to be/sit at somebody’s bedsidean jds Bett (dat)sein/sitzen

bedside

:
bedside lamp
bedside manner
nArt fmit Kranken umzugehen; he has a good/bad bedsideer kann gut/nicht gut mit den Kranken umgehen
bedside rug
nBettvorleger m
bedside table
nNachttisch m

bedside

[ˈbɛdˌsaɪd]
1. n at his bedsideal suo capezzale
2. adj to have a good bedside manner (doctor) → saper trattare i pazienti

bed

(bed) noun
1. a piece of furniture, or a place, to sleep on. The child sleeps in a small bed; a bed of straw.
2. the channel (of a river) or floor (of a sea) etc.
3. a plot in a garden. a bed of flowers.
4. layer. a bed of chalk below the surface.
-bedded suffix
having (a certain number or type of) bed(s). a double-bedded room.
ˈbedding noun
mattress, bedclothes etc.
ˈbedbug noun
a small blood-sucking insect that lives in houses, especially beds.
ˈbedclothes (-kləuðz) , ((American) -kləuz) noun plural
sheets, blankets etc.
ˈbedcover noun
a top cover for a bed.
ˈbedridden adjective
in bed for a long period because of age or sickness. She has been bedridden since the car accident.
ˈbedroom noun
a room for sleeping in.
ˈbedside noun
the place or position next to a person's bed. He was at her bedside when she died; (also adjective) a bedside table.
ˈbedspread noun
a top cover for a bed. Please remove the bedspread before you get into bed.
ˈbedtime noun
the time at which one normally goes to bed. Seven o'clock is the children's bedtime; (also adjective) a bedtime story.
bed and breakfast
lodging for the night, and breakfast only (not lunch or dinner).
bed of roses
an easy or comfortable place, job etc. Life is not a bed of roses.
go to bed
1. to get into bed. I'm sleepy – I think I'll go to bed now; What time do you usually go to bed?
2. (often with with) to have sexual intercourse with; to have a love affair with.

bedside

adj de cabecera; — manner actitud f (del médico) hacia el paciente; at the — a la cabecera
References in classic literature ?
He thoroughly understood our trying position, and felt all the importance of preventing such a person as Mercy Merrick from seizing the opportunity of intruding herself at the bedside.
As to what I may term the lighter duties at your bedside such as reading to you, writing your letters for you while your right hand is still disabled, regulating the temperature in the room, and so on--though I cannot speak positively, I think it likely that these little services may be rendered to you by another person whom I have not mentioned yet.
Lord Holchester entered eagerly into politics before his eldest son had been two minutes by his bedside.
But one day they accidently met at his bedside while he slept, and the truth coming out a violent quarrel ensued.
In spite of her own perturbation and heartache, her hands had not been idle, and she stood now at the bedside with the quieting powder ready.
She delayed her return to the mother's bedside to say her parting words of comfort to the daughters, before she left them for the night.
My place is by Marian's bedside," was her only answer.
After half an hour or more, her eyes open again--this time with the light of life in them--open, and rest languidly on the friend sitting by the bedside.
It had been impossible to conceal the circumstance, as his lordship rang repeatedly for the courier; insisting that the man should relieve Lady Montbarry and the Baron by taking their places during the night at his bedside.
For the rest of the four-and-twenty hours, as long as his life was in danger, I never left his bedside.
The temptation to say somethin g which might set her aunt talking again was too strong to be resisted--if she remained at the bedside.
She had passed a weary night at the bedside of a near relative staying at Ramsgate.