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synonyms for sideways

  • obliquely
  • sidelong
  • alongside
  • aside
  • aslant
  • aslope
  • athwart
  • broadside
  • crabwise
  • edgeways
  • indirectly
  • laterally
  • side by side
  • sidewards
  • slanting
  • slantingly
  • slantwise
  • sloping
  • to the side
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How to use sideways in a sentence

Keep the blade at a low angle, and avoid tipping the blade sideways, which could cause a corner of the metal to dig in and scratch the glass.
HOW CAN I GET THE BROWN CRUD OFF MY OVEN’S GLASS DOOR?JEANNE HUBERFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Though stocks of late have traded rather sideways, December is typically a strong month for investors, and some strategists see reason to believe stocks might close out the year on a high note.
‘SANTA CLAUS’ RALLY COULD TAKE STOCKS HIGHER, EVEN AFTER AN ‘UNBELIEVABLE’ YEARANNE SRADERSDECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
It persists because his allies on Capitol Hill don’t want to get sideways with his loyal base of support.
THE GRIM OVERLAP OF INCREASED TURNOUT AND SKEPTICISM OF THE RESULTSPHILIP BUMPDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The SN8 rose for about five minutes, then cut off its engines and tipped sideways, presenting its undercarriage to the ground.
SPACEX’S STARSHIP FLIES, BELLY FLOPS, AND BURSTS INTO FLAMESCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Federal officials also hope the event will lift a nation knocked sideways by the coronavirus pandemic and a historically divisive presidential election.
WHAT WILL INAUGURATION DAY LOOK LIKE AMID A PANDEMIC?EMILY DAVIES, JUSTIN JOUVENALNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The lone server was responsible for setting up chairs and tables and keeping track of several parties, who kept rearranging their aluminum seats to avoid the sideways rain.
SHIBUYA EATERY LIVES UP TO ITS NAME, BRINGING TOKYO STREET FOOD TO ADAMS MORGANTOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The three major exchanges have been trading in a tight range for much of the past two weeks—going sideways.
DEBATE NIGHT WAS A TAMER AFFAIR, AS ARE STOCK MARKETS TODAYBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
Calculated decisions went sideways, and Lindstrom couldn’t find a quick way to right them.
INSIDE THE FALL OF THE CDCBY JAMES BANDLER, PATRICIA CALLAHAN, SEBASTIAN ROTELLA AND KIRSTEN BERGOCTOBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Using a Center for Civic Design template as his base, he decided to flip the envelope sideways and created a visual hierarchy that leads voters through each step.
HOW NORTH CAROLINA’S MAIL-IN ENVELOPE GOT A NEW, EASIER-TO-USE LOOKBONNIE BERKOWITZOCTOBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
"Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman leveled a sideways blow at the sexism that dogged the first female Star Trek captain when she was cast in the 1990s, saying, "Captain Janeway was held to a different standard than her predecessors.
KATE MULGREW RETURNING AS CAPT. JANEWAY IN STAR TREK: PRODIGYKATE COXOCTOBER 8, 2020ARS TECHNICA
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WORDS RELATED TO SIDEWAYS

  • askew
  • disapprovingly
  • disdainfully
  • dubiously
  • obliquely
  • sidelong
  • sideways
  • skeptically
  • suspiciously
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.