a‧side1 S3 W3
kept to be used later:
I've been setting aside a few pounds each week.
One of the rooms was set aside for a yoga class.
Try to set aside a few hours a week for exercise.
Could you put this cake aside for me?
moved to one side or away from you:
He pushed his half-eaten salad aside and left.
He stepped aside to let Katherine go in first.
Mark drew me aside and explained the problem.
She swept her thick hair aside.
left to be considered or dealt with later, or not considered and dealt with at all:
He brushed aside criticisms of his performance.
Leaving aside the heat, we really enjoyed our holiday.
You must put aside your pride and call her.
4 [only after noun]
used to show that something you have just said is not as important as what you are going to say next:
These problems aside, we think the plan should go ahead.
5 especially American English
Aside from Durang's performance, the actors are ordinary.
in addition to:
In the poetry competition, aside from Hass, are four other entrants.