What is another word for sideline?

Pronunciation: [sˈa͡ɪdla͡ɪn] (IPA)

Sideline is a term that refers to a secondary line of work or a diversion from the main focus. There are several synonyms for this word that can be used interchangeably. The foremost among these is the word 'peripheral.' It is used to describe something that is not central or is on the boundary. Another synonym is 'secondary,' which signifies a supporting role to the main function. 'Auxiliary' is another word used for sideline that denotes something that assists the primary objective. The phrases 'off to the side' or 'on the fringes' are also used to convey the same. These synonyms add more color and clarity to sentences where sideline is used.

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Usage examples for Sideline

Sure, you got improvements to make but a new sideline can get to be pretty profitable-if you get in on the ground floor.
"The Love of Frank Nineteen"
David Carpenter Knight
One cannot get a true idea of the amount of sideline printing that is done in this country without reading "Effective House Organs," written by Robert E. Ramsay.
"Love Conquers All"
Robert C. Benchley
Well, take a little advice from the old man that's now on the sideline, and aim to get busy from now on."
"The Lash"
Olin L. Lyman

Famous quotes with Sideline

  • I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table.
    Paul Auster
  • A little more movement of the defensive side of the ball, some rules that will be unnoticed, but a big rule will be allowing the jack linebacker to move out of the box sideline to sideline.
    Ron Jaworski
  • My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn't stand the sideline.
    Michael Jordan
  • I was on the sideline with a knee injury and when I came back, I wanted to play at the best level I could. And that's the case for a lot of players, they want the chance to play against the best competition.
    Claudio Reyna
  • Of obvious appeal to the humourless is the writer who comes on stage in a clown outfit or King Kong suit, with party hat and harem slippers, with banana skins and custard pies... It remains a sound rule that funny journalism can only flourish as the offshoot or sideline of something larger. No funny journalist who is that and nothing more will ever write anything lastingly funny.
    Martin Amis

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