• While there was a time before 18th century when beside and besides were used interchangeably, a distinction is made between the two today, and both are reserved for different use. • While beside is used as a preposition, besides is used both as a preposition as well as an adverb.What is the origin of the phrase 'beside yourself'?
"Beside yourself" is an English idiom meaning to be in such a strong emotional state that it makes you almost out of control. In other words, an extreme emotional state. In British English among the older set, it means to be extremely angry.What is the definition of Besides?
The definition of besides mean in addition to or furthermore. An example of besides used as an adverb is, "He went to the bank besides the store, grocer and pharmacy" which means he also went to the bank.What is a synonym for Besides?
Synonyms for Besides: adj. •accompanying (adjective) attached, supplemental, along with, extra, ornamental, companion, auxiliary, additional, Adorning, secondary, affixed, adjoining, in addition to. adv •additionally (adverb) further, moreover. adv. •again (adverb) then. conj. •however (conjunction) still. n. prep.