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 for aside
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aside \A*side"\, adv. [Pref. a- + side.]
     1. On, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or
        direction; at a little distance from the rest; out of the
        way; apart.
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              Thou shalt set aside that which is full. --2 Kings
                                                    iv. 4.
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              But soft! but soft! aside: here comes the king.
                                                    --Shak.
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              The flames were blown aside.          --Dryden.
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     2. Out of one's thoughts; off; away; as, to put aside gloomy
        thoughts. "Lay aside every weight." --Heb. xii. 1.
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     3. So as to be heard by others; privately.
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              Then lords and ladies spake aside.    --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     To set aside (Law), to annul or defeat the effect or
        operation of, by a subsequent decision of the same or of a
        superior tribunal; to declare of no authority; as, to set
        aside a verdict or a judgment.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aside \A*side"\, n.
     Something spoken aside; as, a remark made by a stageplayer
     which the other players are not supposed to hear.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aside
      adv 1: on or to one side; "step aside"; "stood aside to let him
             pass"; "threw the book aside"; "put her sewing aside when
             he entered"
      2: out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); "brush
         the objections aside"; "pushed all doubts away" [syn:
         aside, away]
      3: not taken into account or excluded from consideration; "these
         problems apart, the country is doing well"; "all joking
         aside, I think you're crazy" [syn: apart, aside]
      4: in a different direction; "turn aside"; "turn away one's
         face"; "glanced away" [syn: away, aside]
      5: placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; "had a
         feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"; "a day
         set aside for relaxing" [syn: aside, apart]
      6: in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside
         money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has
         a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day" [syn: aside, by,
         away]
      n 1: a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended
           for others on the stage
      2: a message that departs from the main subject [syn:
         digression, aside, excursus, divagation,
         parenthesis]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "aside":
     a huis clos, all, apart, askance, askant, askew, aslant, aslope,
     asquint, away, awry, back, behind closed doors, beside,
     between the teeth, broadside, broadside on, by, crabwise,
     discursion, divagation, downgrade, downhill, each, edgeway,
     edgeways, edgewise, episode, excursion, excursus, glancingly,
     in a whisper, in an aside, in camera, in chambers,
     in executive session, in juxtaposition, in privacy, in private,
     in private conference, in privy, in reserve, infix, injection,
     insert, insertion, insinuation, intercalation, interjection,
     interlineation, interlocution, interpolation, introduction,
     januis clausis, laterad, laterally, monodrama, monologue, monology,
     nearby, nigh, obiter dictum, obliquely, on its side, on one side,
     on the beam, on the side, out of earshot, parenthesis, per,
     per capita, privately, privily, remark, right and left, round,
     side remark, sideling, sidelong, sideward, sidewards, sideway,
     sideways, sidewise, sidling, slant, slantingly, slantways,
     slantwise, slaunchways, slopeways, soliloquy, solo, sotto voce,
     to one side, to the side, tossing-in, wide apart, wide away,
     with bated breath
  
  

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