Definitions For Aside


  • A message that departs from the main subject
  • A line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
  • A comment spoken by a character in a play that is heard by the audience but is supposedly not heard by other characters on stage
  • A comment that is spoken quietly to someone so that it cannot be heard by other people who are present
  • A comment or discussion that does not relate directly to the main subject being discussed


  • Not taken into account or excluded from consideration
  • In reserve; not for immediate use
  • On or to one side
  • Out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)
  • Placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
  • In a different direction


  • To or toward the side

Is Aside a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Aside is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Aside in a Sentence

  • He stepped aside and let her pass.
  • He threw his coat aside.
  • She laid the book aside.
  • She made a joke about the food in a muttered aside to her husband.
  • The book includes several lengthy asides about the personal lives of scientists involved in the project.
  • In his speech he mentioned her contributions almost as an aside, despite the fact that she was the one who came up with the idea originally.

Synonyms for Aside

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