Part of speech:
Arranged as one of a pair on either side of a stem or twig. Maple and ash trees have opposite leaves.
In addition to; as well as
Find another word for beside. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for beside, like: parallel to, abreast, by the side of, on the edge of, next-to, contiguous to, close-to, alongside, near, but a step from and close at hand.