Synonyms for lateral

Synonyms for (noun) lateral

Synonyms: lateral, lateral pass

Definition: a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer

Similar words: pass, passing, passing game, passing play

Definition: (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate

Usage: the coach sent in a passing play on third and long

Synonyms for (adjective) lateral

Synonyms: lateral

Definition: lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body

Usage: lateral lemniscus

Similar words: distal

Definition: directed away from the midline or mesial plane of the body


Synonyms: sidelong, lateral

Definition: situated at or extending to the side

Usage: the lateral branches of a tree; shot out sidelong boughs- Tennyson

Similar words: side

Definition: located on a side

Usage: side fences; the side porch