onside


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Related to onside: onside kick, bold

on·side

 (ŏn′sīd′, ôn′-)
adv. & adj. Sports
In such a position as to be able to play or receive a ball or puck in compliance with the rules.

onside

(ˌɒnˈsaɪd)
adj, adv
(General Sporting Terms) sport (of a player) in a legal position, as when behind the ball or with a required number of opponents between oneself and the opposing team's goal line
adj
taking one's part or side; working towards the same goal (esp in the phrase get someone onside). Compare offside

on•side

(ˈɒnˈsaɪd, ˈɔn-)

adj., adv. Sports.
within the prescribed line or area at the beginning of or during play or a play.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.onside - not offside; being within the prescribed area of play
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
offside, offsides - illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck; "the touchdown was nullified because the left tackle was offside"
Translations

onside

[ˈɒnsaɪd]
A. ADJ
1. (Aut) (in Britain) → izquierdo; (in most other countries) → derecho
2. (Ftbl etc) to be onsideestar en posición correcta
B. N (Aut) (in Britain) → lado m izquierdo; (in most other countries) → lado m derecho

onside

[ˌɒnˈsaɪd]
adj
(FOOTBALL) [player] → qui n'est pas hors jeu
He was onside → Il n'était pas hors jeu.
adv
to bring sb onside (= win their support) → gagner qn à sa cause
They are trying to bring them onside → Ils tentent de les gagner à leur cause.on-site [ˌɒnˈsaɪt] adjsur site
on-site training → formation sur site

onside

advnicht im Abseits; to stay onsidenicht ins Abseits laufen
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