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Synonyms for sideline

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sideline, out of bounds(noun)

    a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field

    avocation, spare-time activity, out of bounds, hobby, pursuit, by-line

  2. sideline(noun)

    an auxiliary line of merchandise

    avocation, spare-time activity, out of bounds, hobby, pursuit, by-line

  3. avocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activity(verb)

    an auxiliary activity

    hobby, out of bounds, pursual, hobbyhorse, following, pursuance, chase, by-line, avocation, pastime, credit line, rocking horse, interest, quest, spare-time activity, pursuit

  4. sideline(verb)

    remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position

    "The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President"

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    marginalize, marginalise

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How to use sideline in a sentence?

  1. Bill Burns:

    There is a quite reckless and dangerous effort underway not only to sideline career expertise but to sideline the department as an institution.

  2. Gordon Hayward:

    Shes been good as far as just the experience she has as a basketball player, reading the game and kind of little things she sees coaching on the sideline. Having somebody that well-versed in basketball, that experience is good.

  3. Michael Berry:

    All we really want for him – is to be back on the sideline coaching those kids – and nothing more.

  4. Randal Hill:

    [ Coach ] Buddy Ryan would always have Fox Friends stand on the sideline at attention and Buddy Ryan would film the playing of the national anthem, and if you moved at all, that was a $ 1,500 fine.

  5. Steven Leung:

    Traders squared their position in a lacklustre market and after Soros' view on the market, participants also took to the sideline ahead of the outcome of the MSCI's decision on whether to include Chinese stocks.

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