onside onside

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not offside; being within the prescribed area of play

Usage(s):

  1. If everyone stays onside, the cease-fire continues.
  2. The leadership of Hamas has long demonstrated a keen ability to stay onside with Palestinian public opinion.
  3. At the annual meeting of the Football Rules Committee the onside kick was barred, owing to the difficulty of accurate ruling on it by the referee.

News

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    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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