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Definition 1: an auxiliary activity - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for sideline in the sense of this definition

(sideline is a kind of ...) a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

"sailing is her favorite pastime" "his main pastime is gambling" "he counts reading among his interests" "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"

(... is a kind of sideline ) the pastime of exploring caves

Definition 2: an auxiliary line of merchandise - [noun denoting artifact]

(sideline is a kind of ...) a particular kind of product or merchandise

"a nice line of shoes"

Definition 3: a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for sideline in the sense of this definition

(sideline is a kind of ...) in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area

(... is a kind of sideline ) either of the sidelines in soccer or rugby

Samples where sideline or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President

(sideline is a kind of ...) assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

"She was demoted because she always speaks up" "He was broken down to Sergeant"

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