offside

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off·side

 (ôf′sīd′, ŏf′-) also off·sides (-sīdz′)
adv. & adj.
1. Sports Illegally ahead of the ball or puck in the attacking zone.
2. Football Illegally beyond the line of scrimmage when the ball is snapped or ahead of the ball when the ball is kicked on a kickoff.
n. Sports
An offside motion or play.

offside

(ˈɒfˈsaɪd)
adj, adv
(General Sporting Terms) sport (in football, hockey, etc) in a position illegally ahead of the ball or puck when it is played, usually when within one's opponents' half or the attacking zone
n
the offside chiefly
a. the side of a vehicle nearest the centre of the road (in Britain, the right side)
b. (as modifier): the offside passenger door.

off•side

(ˈɔfˈsaɪd, ˈɒf-)

adj., adv.
Sports. illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or in advance of the ball or puck.
[1840–50]

offside

1. This occurs when a player crosses the line of scrimmage before the ball is snapped.
2. A player is offside when within his or her opponents' half when the ball is played by a teammate further from the goalline, and when there are fewer than two opponents nearer the goal line.
3. An illegal move that occurs when a player enters his team’s attacking zone ahead of the puck; or when the puck is passed from the defending zone to a teammate beyond the centerline.
4. A player is offside when he is in front of a teammate who has played the ball.
5. An offensive player is offside if, when the ball is played, he is nearer the opposing goal than, or level with, an opponent, unless he is in his own half of the field or an opponent was the last player to touch the ball.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.offside - (sport) the mistake of occupying an illegal position on the playing field (in football, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, etc.)
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Adj.1.offside - illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck; "the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
onside - not offside; being within the prescribed area of play
Adv.1.offside - illegally in advance of the ball or puck
Translations
الأقْرَب إلى مَرْكِز الشّارِعخَارِجُ النُطَاقِ الـمُحَدَدِفي وَضْع تَسَلُّل
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offsideførerens side
paitsiopaitsiossa
ofsajd
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rangstæîurvinstri hliî
オフサイドの
오프사이드의
v postavení mimo hry
ofsajd
offside
ที่อยู่ในตำแหน่งล้ำหน้า
ofsaytyol tarafında olanen sol taraf
việt vị

offside

[ˌɒfˈsaɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (Sport) [player, goal] → en fuera de juego
to be offsideestar fuera de juego, estar orsay or offside
in an offside positionfuera de juego
the offside rulela regla de fuera de juego
the offside trapla trampa de fuera de juego
2. (Aut) [door, verge, lane] (= left-hand) → del lado izquierdo, del lado del conductor (Brit) (= right-hand) → del lado derecho, del lado del conductor
B. ADV (Sport) → en fuera de juego
Wallace was caught offsidecogieron a Wallace en fuera de juego
C. N
1. (Ftbl) → fuera de juego m, orsay m, offside m
2. (Aut) (= left-hand) → lado m izquierdo, lado del conductor (Brit) (= right-hand) → lado m derecho, lado m del conductor
D. EXCL¡fuera de juego!, ¡orsay!, ¡offside!

offside

[ˌɒfˈsaɪd]
n
(AUTOMOBILES) [right-hand drive car] → côté m droit; [left-hand drive car] → côté m gauche
adj
(SPORT) [player] → hors jeu
(AUTOMOBILES) (right-hand drive)de droite; (left-hand drive)de gauche
adv
to stand offside [player] → être hors jeu
Wise was standing at least ten yards offside → Wise était hors jeu d'une bonne dizaine de mètres.

offside

adj
(Sport) → im Abseits; to be offside (player) → im Abseits sein or stehen; (goal) → ein Abseitstreffer msein; in an offside positionin einer Abseitsposition, im Abseits; offside ruleAbseitsregel f; offside trapAbseitsfalle f
(Aut) → auf der Fahrerseite; (when driving on the left also) → rechte(r, s); (when driving on the right also) → linke(r, s)
n (Aut) → Fahrerseite f
adv (Sport) → abseits, im Abseits

offside

[ˈɒfˈsaɪd]
1. adj
a. (Sport) → in fuorigioco
b. (Aut) (right-hand drive) → destro/a; (left-hand drive) → sinistro/a
2. n (Aut) (see adj) → destra, sinistra

off

(of) adverb
1. away (from a place, time etc). He walked off; She cut her hair off; The holidays are only a week off; She took off her coat.
2. not working; not giving power etc. The water's off; Switch off the light.
3. not at work. He's taking tomorrow off; He's off today.
4. completely. Finish off your work.
5. not as good as usual, or as it should be. His work has gone off recently
6. (of food) rotten. This milk has gone off – we can't drink it; (also adjective) That meat is certainly off.
7. out of a vehicle, train etc. The bus stopped and we got off.
8. cancelled. The marriage is off.
preposition
1. away from; down from. It fell off the table; a mile off the coast; He cut about five centimetres off my hair.
2. not wanting or allowed to have (food etc). The child is off his food.
3. out of (a vehicle, train etc). We got off the bus.
ˌoff-ˈchance noun
a slight chance. We waited, on the off-chance (that) he might come.
ˌoff-ˈcolour , (American) ˌoff-ˈcolor adjective
not very well. She's a bit off-colour this morning.
ˌoffˈhand adjective
acting or speaking so casually that one is being rude. offhand behaviour.
adverb
without thinking about something first. I can't tell you the answer offhand.
ˌoffˈhandedly adverb
ˌoffˈhandedness noun
ˌoffˈshore adjective
1. in or on the sea, not far from the coast. offshore oil-wells.
2. (of winds) blowing away from the coast, out to sea.
ˌoffˈside adverb
(in football, hockey etc) in a position (not allowed by the rules) between the ball and the opponents' goal. The referee disallowed the goal because one of the players was offside.
adjective
(of a vehicle etc) on the side nearest to the centre of the road. the front offside wheel.
ˌoff-ˈwhite adjective
not quite white, eg slightly yellow etc. an off-white dress.
badly, well off
poor, rich. The family was quite well off.
be off with you!
go away!.
in the offing
about to happen. He has a new job in the offing.
off and on / on and off
sometimes; occasionally. I see him off and on at the club.
the off season the period, at a hotel, holiday resort etc, when there are few visitors: It's very quiet here in the off season; adjective (etc)
off-season rates.

offside

خَارِجُ النُطَاقِ الـمُحَدَدِ ofsajd offside abseits δεξιός en fuera de juego paitsiossa hors jeu ofsajd destro オフサイドの 오프사이드의 buitenspel offside spalony fora de jogo, impedido оффсайд offside ที่อยู่ในตำแหน่งล้ำหน้า ofsayt việt vị 越位的
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