(noun.) a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage.
(adv.) 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'.
(adv.) on or to one side; 'step aside'; 'stood aside to let him pass'; 'threw the book aside'; 'put her sewing aside when he entered'.
(adv.) out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts); 'brush the objections aside'; 'pushed all doubts away'.
(adv.) 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'.
(adv.) 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.
(adv.) Out of one's thoughts; off; away; as, to put aside gloomy thoughts.
(adv.) So as to be heard by others; privately.
(n.) Something spoken aside; as, a remark made by a stageplayer which the other players are not supposed to hear.
ad. . Laterally, to the side, to one side.. Out of the straight course, out of the true course.. Apart, separately, away.
adv. on or to one side: privately: apart.—n. words spoken in an undertone so as not to be heard by some person present words spoken by an actor which the other persons on the stage are supposed not to hear: an indirect effort of any kind.—adj. private apart.—To set aside to quash (a judgment).
- The whole staff of instructors, male and female, he set aside, and stood on the examiner's estrade alone. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- He closed his eyes and looked aside, triumphant. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- Oh, I don't know, said Caleb, swinging his head aside. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Put me aside for ever,--you have done so, I well know,--but bestow yourself on some worthier person than Drummle. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- It was the sum she had set aside to pacify her dress-maker--unless she should decide to use it as a sop to the jeweller. 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- She turned aside her head; the neck, the clear cheek, forsaken by their natural veil, were seen to flush warm. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- For once I must, was the answer; and if I had not slipped aside and kept out of his way, he would have compelled me to this second performance. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- He could kill him at his leisure later, when the bow and deadly arrows were laid aside. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- Proofs like these are not to be set aside by the idle tongues of cavilers. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Men have hitherto thought you magnanimous and wise, will you cast aside these titles? 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- While turning in febrile restlessness, she had pushed the coverlets a little aside. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- Gerty's compassionate instincts, responding to the swift call of habit, swept aside all her reluctances. 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- Upon this history, therefore, mechanical and illiberal as it may seem (all fineness and daintiness set aside), the greatest diligence must be bestowed. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- Miss Pross had lighted the lamp, but had put it aside in a corner, that they might enjoy the fire-light undisturbed. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- I moved aside and took a general view of the can-can. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Already, as Miss Brooke passed out of the dining-room, opportunity was found for some interjectional asides. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- He was too busy, too practical, and above all too much preoccupied with his own advancement, to indulge in such unprofitable asides. 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.