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side·walk

 (sīd′wôk′)
n.
A paved walkway along the side of a street.

sidewalk

(ˈsaɪdˌwɔːk)
n
(Civil Engineering) US and Canadian a hard-surfaced path for pedestrians alongside and a little higher than a road. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): pavement

side•walk

(ˈsaɪdˌwɔk)

n.
a usu. paved walk at the side of a roadway.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sidewalk - walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrianssidewalk - walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway
pavement, paving - the paved surface of a thoroughfare
paseo, walkway, walk - a path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"

sidewalk

noun (U.S. & Canad.) pavement, footpath (Austral.) She stepped off a New York sidewalk into the path of oncoming traffic.
Translations
chodníkdlažba
fortov
trotuaro
jalkakäytävä
pločnik
gangstétt
歩道
인도
pločnik
trottoar
ทางเดินเท้า
vỉa hè

sidewalk

[ˈsaɪdwɔːk] N (US) (= pavement) → acera f, vereda f (LAm), andén m (CAm, Col), banqueta f (Mex)

sidewalk

[ˈsaɪdwɔːk] n (US)trottoir msidewalk artist n (US) peintre ou dessinateur/dessinatrice qui exerce son art dans la rue.sidewalk café n (US)terrasse f d'un café

sidewalk

[ˈsaɪdˌwɔːk] n (Am) (pavement) → marciapiede m

side

(said) noun
1. (the ground beside) an edge, border or boundary line. He walked round the side of the field; He lives on the same side of the street as me.
2. a surface of something. A cube has six sides.
3. one of the two of such surfaces which are not the top, bottom, front, or back. There is a label on the side of the box.
4. either surface of a piece of paper, cloth etc. Don't waste paper – write on both sides!
5. the right or left part of the body. I've got a pain in my side.
6. a part or division of a town etc. He lives on the north side of the town.
7. a slope (of a hill). a mountain-side.
8. a point of view; an aspect. We must look at all sides of the problem.
9. a party, team etc which is opposing another. Whose side are you on?; Which side is winning?
adjective
additional, but less important. a side issue.
-side
(the ground etc beside) the edge of something. He walked along the dockside/quayside; a roadside café.
-sided
having (a certain number or type of) sides. a four-sided figure.
ˈsidelong adjective, adverb
from or to the side; not directly. a sidelong glance; He glanced sidelong.
ˈsideways adjective, adverb
to or towards one side. He moved sideways; a sideways movement.
ˈsideburns noun plural
the usually short hair grown on the side of a man's face in front of the ears.
side effect
an additional (often bad) effect of a drug etc. These pills have unpleasant side effects.
ˈsidelight noun
a light fixed to the side, or at the side of the front or back, of a car, boat etc. He switched his sidelights on when it began to get dark.
ˈsideline noun
1. a business etc carried on outside one's regular job or activity. He runs a mail-order business as a sideline.
2. the line marking one of the long edges of a football pitch etc.
ˈsidelines noun plural
the position or point of view of a person not actually taking part in a sport, argument etc. He threw in the occasional suggestion from the sidelines.
side road
a small, minor road.
ˈsidesteppast tense, past participle ˈsidestepped verb
1. to step to one side. He sidestepped as his attacker tried to grab him.
2. to avoid. to sidestep a problem.
ˈside-street noun
a small, minor street. The man ran down a side-street and disappeared.
ˈsidetrack verb
to turn (a person) aside from what he was about to do. I intended to write letters this evening, but was sidetracked into going to the pictures instead.
ˈsidewalk noun
(American) a pavement or footpath.
from all sides
from every direction. People were running towards him from all sides.
on all sides
all around. With enemies on all sides, we were trapped.
side by side
beside one another; close together. They walked along the street side by side.
side with
to give support to in an argument etc. Don't side with him against us!
take sides
to choose to support a particular opinion, group etc against another. Everybody in the office took sides in the dispute.

sidewalk

رَصِّيفٌ chodník fortov Bürgersteig πεζοδρόμιο pavimento jalkakäytävä trottoir pločnik marciapiede 歩道 인도 bestrating fortau chodnik calçada, passeio тротуар trottoar ทางเดินเท้า kaldırım vỉa hè 人行道
References in classic literature ?
The corn was shoulder high and had been planted right down to the sidewalk.
This mount of bright colours descended diagonally from the first floor to the carpet that covered the sidewalk.
Behind the police rearguard, at a respectful distance, was an orderly but vociferous mob, several blocks in length, that congested the street from sidewalk to sidewalk.
When an engine would strike a mass of blocked trucks, splitting it into fragments, as a blow annihilates a cake of ice, Jimmie's team could usually be observed high and safe, with whole wheels, on the sidewalk.
On the sidewalk at the corner of the house Policeman Cleary was standing with one ear upturned, listening to the crash of household utensils.
Without knowing why, we used to linger on the sidewalk outside the church when the lamps were lighted early for choir practice or prayer-meeting, shivering and talking until our feet were like lumps of ice.
Two women-servants came out with pails and brooms and brushes, and gave the sidewalk a thorough scrubbing; meanwhile two others scrubbed the four marble steps which led up to the door; beyond these we could see some men-servants taking up the carpet of the grand staircase.
There were always numbers of men who stood on the sidewalk outside, and he could pull his cap down over his eyes and screen himself behind some one's shoulder so that she should not see him.
Just about the time when I reached extreme physical exhaustion, I came upon a portion of a street where the board sidewalk was considerably elevated.
Tom appeared on the sidewalk with a bucket of whitewash and a long-handled brush.
On the evening immediately after Alvan Creede's adventure (which had somehow "got out") a crowd of men, women and children thronged the sidewalk opposite the store.
And when we had followed the sailing master into the one of his choice, the sharks were thick on the sidewalk outside.