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road·side

 (rōd′sīd′)
n.
The area bordering on the side of a road.

roadside

(ˈrəʊdˌsaɪd)
n
1.
a. the area at the edge of a road
b. (as modifier): roadside diners.
2. (as modifier): roadside diners.

road•side

(ˈroʊdˌsaɪd)

n.
1. the side or border of the road; wayside.
adj.
2. on or near the side of a road.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roadside - edge of a way or road or pathroadside - edge of a way or road or path; "flowers along the wayside"
edge - the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
way - any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out"

roadside

noun kerb, verge, hard shoulder He was forced to leave the car at the roadside.
Translations
جانِب الطَّريق
okraj silniceu silnice
vejside
út menti
vegarbrún
yol kenarı

roadside

[ˈrəʊdsaɪd]
A. Nborde m de la carretera, orilla f del camino (LAm)
B. CPDde carretera
roadside inn Nfonda f de carretera
roadside repairs NPLreparaciones fpl al borde de la carretera
roadside restaurant N (US) → café-restaurante m (de carretera)

roadside

[ˈrəʊdsaɪd]
nbord m de la route, bas-côté m
by the roadside → au bord de la route
at the roadside → au bord de la route
modif [restaurant, café, motel] → situé(e) au bord de la route; [sign, checks] → en bord de route
roadside repairs → dépannage m sur la routeroad sign n (showing speed limit, warning)panneau m de signalisation; (giving directions)panneau m indicateurroad surface nchaussée froad sweeper roadsweeper [ˈrəʊdswiːpər] n
(= person) → balayeur/euse m/f
(= vehicle) → balayeuse froad tax n (British)taxe f sur les véhicules à moteurroad test nessai m sur routeroad-test [ˈrəʊdtɛst] vt
They are road-testing the car tomorrow → Ils vont faire les essais sur route demain.road traffic ncirculation f routièreroad user road-user nusager m de la route

roadside

[ˈrəʊdˌsaɪd] nciglio della strada
by the roadside → a lato della strada

road

(rəud) noun
1. a strip of ground usually with a hard level surface for people, vehicles etc to travel on. This road takes you past the school; (also adjective) road safety.
2. (often abbreviated to Rd when written) used in the names of roads or streets. His address is 24 School Road.
3. a route; the correct road(s) to follow in order to arrive somewhere. We'd better look at the map because I'm not sure of the road.
4. a way that leads to something. the road to peace; He's on the road to ruin.
ˈroadblock noun
a barrier put across a road (eg by the police) in order to stop or slow down traffic. to set up a roadblock.
road map
a map showing the roads of (part of) a country.
ˈroadside noun
the ground beside a road. flowers growing by the roadside; (also adjective) a roadside café.
ˈroadway noun
the part of a road on which cars etc travel. Don't walk on the roadway.
ˈroadworks noun plural
the building or repairing of a road. The traffic was held up by the roadworks.
ˈroadworthy adjective
good enough or safe to be used on the road. Is this car roadworthy?
ˈroadworthiness noun
by road
in a lorry, car etc. We'll send the furniture by road rather than by rail; We came by road.
References in classic literature ?
Gnarled olive trees covered the hills with their dusky foliage, fruit hung golden in the orchard, and great scarlet anemones fringed the roadside, while beyond green slopes and craggy heights, the Maritime Alps rose sharp and white against the blue Italian sky.
By the roadside he sat down on a log and began to talk about God.
These wanderers are readily responsive to any natural kindness--be it no more than a smile, or a word itself not understood, but only a warmth in it--which befalls them on the roadside of life.
To be married on the roadside like a parcel of beggars
I was seventy yards off, then, and scrambling up a great bowlder at the roadside.
Apparently, he did not once reflect upon the valuable details which would have fallen like a windfall to me: fishing the child out--witnessing the surprise of the family and the stir the thing would have made among the peasants--then a Swiss funeral--then the roadside monument, to be paid for by us and have our names mentioned in it.
The ostler at a roadside public-house was holding a pail of water to refresh my horses, when a cart of very green oats, newly reaped, passed by, and he remarked, - 'Yon's frough Gimmerton, nah
Tell him," she broke out passionately, "if I was starving by the roadside, I wouldn't touch a farthing of it
Yet even when his eyes were opened on the mist and rain, on the moving patch of light from the lamps, and the hedge at the roadside retreating by jerks, the night shadows outside the coach would fall into the train of the night shadows within.
I never shall forget seeing her fall backward on the hard road, and lie there with her bonnet tumbled off, and her hair all whitened in the dust; nor, when I looked back from a distance, seeing her sitting on the pathway, which was a bank by the roadside, wiping the blood from her face with a corner of her shawl, while he went on ahead.
What with mortgages and arrears, I'm as short o' cash as a roadside pauper.
A little pile of half-hewn stones, the remains of a ruined wall, scattered by the roadside caught his eye.