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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Besides  \Be*sides\,  prep. 
  Over  and  above;  separate  or  distinct  from  in  addition  to 
  other  than  else  than  See  {Beside},  prep.,  3,  and  Syn.  under 
  {Beside}. 
 
  Besides  your  cheer,  you  shall  have  sport.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Besides  \Be*sides"\,  Beside  \Be*side"\,  adv  [OE.  Same  as 
  beside,  prep.;  the  ending  -s  is  an  adverbial  one  prop.  a 
  genitive  sign.] 
  1.  On  one  side  [Obs.]  --Chaucer.  Shak. 
 
  2.  More  than  that  over  and  above;  not  included  in  the 
  number,  or  in  what  has  been  mentioned;  moreover;  in 
  addition. 
 
  The  men  said  unto  Lot  Hast  thou  here  any  besides  ? 
  --Gen.  xix. 
  12. 
 
  To  all  beside,  as  much  an  empty  shade,  An  Eugene 
  living,  as  a  C[ae]sar  dead.  --Pope. 
 
  Note:  These  sentences  may  be  considered  as  elliptical. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  besides 
  adv  1:  making  an  additional  point;  anyway;  "I  don't  want  to  go  to  a 
  restaurant;  besides,  we  can't  afford  it";  "she 
  couldn't  shelter  behind  him  all  the  time  and  in  any 
  case  he  wasn't  always  with  her"  [syn:  {in  any  case}] 
  2:  in  addition;  "he  has  a  Mercedes,  too"  [syn:  {too},  {also},  {likewise}, 
  {as  well}] 




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